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Government To Apply Penalties To Organizations Illegally Importing Foods With GMOS

The government will impose severe fines on organizations that are detected importing foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs), according to Agriculture Minister Mtolo Phiri.

According to Mr. Phiri, the government has not changed its policy stance or its commitments under the terms of the Cartagena Protocol, which calls for the cautious approach to be the driving principle.

any biosafety regulation.
He claims that in order to safeguard the agricultural industry against contamination by biotechnologies, the ministry is prepared to collaborate with other partners.

According to Mr. Phiri, Zambia is a forward-thinking nation that will keep up its commitment to ensuring that there is robust liability and redress in place to protect national economic interests as well as human and environmental rights.

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