NHF Argues Against & Helps Defeat Organic Label Deception At Codex
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Biofortification Definition Update
May 13, 2019, Ottawa, Canada
The National Health Federation arrived in Ottawa, Canada in time to deliver two powerful interventions at the 45th session of the Codex Committee on Food Labelling (CCFL). If you have been following NHF’s work on the vitally important definition of “Biofortification,” you will be relieved to know, we won! The CCFL decided that the definition of “Biofortification” is unnecessary and will not got forward.
Remember, Biofortification is simply the process by which the nutritional quality of food crops is improved through plant breeding with the aim of making the nutrients bioavailable after digestion. To most of us, that means “conventional” plant breeding. There is nothing wrong with that. However, some had wanted to convert Biofortification into a Trojan horse that would allow GM foods to slip into those countries that currently ban such foods. Those special interests had hijacked the Biofortification definition and ruined it by amending it to include genetically engineered
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