PHL/63/Add.1
WTO/SPS
PH Philippinen
  • 65 - Landwirtschaft
  • 67 - Lebensmitteltechnologie
2021-10-12
2021-08-17

Any plant product altered or produced through the use of modern biotechnology intended for direct use as food, feed, or processing into food and feed.

DA Memorandum Circular No. 12, series of 2003, Annex I, II, and III, Pursuant to DA Memorandum Circular No. 8, series of 2003, Guidelines for the Phytosanitary Inspection of Regulated Articles for Food, Feed, and Processing, and DA Administrative Order No. 8, series of 2002, Rules and Regulations on the Importation and Release into the Environment of Plants and Plant Products Derived from the Use of Modern Biotechnology

Bureau of Plant Industry Memorandum Updating the List of Commodities for Importation Requiring GM Declaration. Pursuant to the DOST-DA-DENR-DOH-DILG Joint Department Circular No. 1, series of 2016, Rules and Regulations for the Research and Development, Handling and Use, Transboundary Movement, Release into the Environment, and Management of Genetically Modified Plant and Plant Products Derived from the Use of Modern Biotechnology, DA Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 8, series of 2003, Guidelines for the Phytosanitary Inspection of Regulated Articles for Food, Feed and Processing, DA MC No. 11, series of 2003, Additional Signatories to the Declaration of GMO Content, and DA MC No. 12, series of 2012, Annexes I, II, III, Pursuant to Memorandum Circular No. 8, series of 2003, all importers are required to declare GMO content of selected commodities. In this regard, we are issuing this Memorandum to update the list of commodities for importation requiring a declaration of GMO Content. Attached is the updated list for your information and reference. This Memorandum shall take effect fifteen days after signing.