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GM FOODS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Requested from DOST by Maria Chelen Velasco at 08:27 PM on Mar 12, 2019.
Purpose: THESIS
Date of Coverage: 03/12/2017 - 03/12/2019
Tracking no: #DOST-486849376082

Maria Chelen 08:27 PM, Mar 12, 2019

Dear Sir/Maam,

Good day,

In relation to my email on 30 January 2019, may I also respectfully
request for the following data:

1. Product names or goods with ingredients of GMO or Genetically
Modified products available in the local grocery and markets.
(availability and accessibility of GM foods in the Philippines).
2. Any related studies on Filipino's consumer behavior towards
Genetically Modified Food.
3. Plantation of GM crops in Balanga, Bataan.
4. Policies or regulations on GM labeling in the Philippines.

Thank you for your usual support.

Maria Chelen B. Velasco
September 21, 2019

Dear Maria Chelen Velasco,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Mar 12, 2019 08:27:44 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for GM FOODS IN THE PHILIPPINES.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have [some of]* the information you have requested. However, you may wish to contact Food and Nutrition Research Institutes  at (02) 837-2934, or resubmit your request addressed to the correct agency on the eFOI portal.

For further assistance you may review the FAQ section of the eFOI site: https://www.foi.gov.ph/help.

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Thank you.

Respectfully,
Jhoven G. Litana
FOI Officer

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