• UPLB's Bt Eggplant Approved for Consumption in the Philippines

    1 month ago - By ISAAA

    Genetically engineered eggplant known as Bt eggplant has been approved for food or feed consumption by the Philippine Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Plant Industry .Bt eggplant event EE-1 is resistant to eggplant fruit and shoot borer, the most destructive pest of eggplant. It was developed by experts from the Institute of Plant Breedi...
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  • Golden Rice Now Approved for Commercial Planting in the Philippines

    1 month ago - By ISAAA

    The Philippines has approved Golden Rice, a rice variety genetically engineered to contain additional levels of beta-carotene, which the body converts into vitamin A. The Philippine Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Plant Industry announced that a biosafety permit for propagating the Golden Rice has been issued on July 21, 2021.Golden Ri...
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