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Uzbekistan bans GMO in baby food

25 February 2016 13:55
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Uzbekistan bans GMO in baby food

TASHKENT. KAZINFORM - Uzbekistan will adopt measures to restrict the import and consumption of products containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in baby food in accordance with the decree of President of the country Islam Karimov.

The Uzbek President on February 9 approved the state program the Year of Healthy Mother and Child. According to the program, Uzbekistan plans to amend the law on quality and food safety prohibiting GMOs in baby food.

The government of Uzbekistan intends to introduce restrictions for import and consumption of food products containing GMOs.

GMOs harmfully affect the human body. The process of hematopoiesis may be disrupted under the influence of such products. People, who eat food containing GMOs are more susceptible to cancer. The organism can not adequately respond to cancer under the impact of GMO, according to AKI Press.


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