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NAFTA agreement on trade in GMOs (2004)

Document of Understanding Regarding Documentation Requirements for Living Modified Organisms for Food or Feed, or for Processing (LMO/FFPs)

The purpose of the document is to articulate an understanding among the United States, Canada, and Mexico with respect to the documentation requirements of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety pertaining to living modified organisms intended for direct use as food or feed, or for processing (LMO/FFPs). The objective of this arrangement is to clarify documentation requirements such that they fulfill the obejctives of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety without unnecessarily disrupting commodity trade.

Signed in October 2004

 source: CBD Biosafety Clearinghouse