Day: 19. July 2022

2022/07 ToMMo completes whole genome analysis of 50,000 Japanese

https://bio.nikkeibp.co.jp/atcl/news/p1/22/07/04/09683/ Tohoku University Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization (ToMMo) announced on June 30, 2022, that it has completed the analysis of the whole genome information of 50,000 Japanese. The Tohoku Medical Megabank has accumulated health information and biological samples of 150,000 local residents, mainly in Miyagi and Iwate prefectures, and ToMMo is currently analyzing them. ToMMo […]

Japan’s Food Safety Law on genetically modified food

https://bio.nikkeibp.co.jp/atcl/report/16/011900001/22/07/15/00407/ Genetically modified foods must undergo a safety review by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare before they can be sold. The Food Safety Commission conducts a safety review to determine the impact of the food on human health. When a genetically modified organism is used as a food for humans, if the foreign […]

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