Latest Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety Stories

2009-06-10 08:00:00

Solution Automates IBC Protocol Operations and Addresses Medical Research Compliance Requirements AUSTIN, Texas, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- TOPAZ Technologies, a leading provider of medical research management software for the Life Sciences industry, today announced the latest software addition to its product line, the Biosafety Solution. TOPAZ Technologies Biosafety Solution automates the medical research study protocol process, from protocol inception to approval, as required by the...

2006-03-14 11:00:00

SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazilian exports of genetically modified organisms, such as soybeans, will bear the label "contains GMOs" within four years, the environment ministry said late Monday. Brazil's support of the stronger labeling position marks a shift in its position from the weaker "may contain GMOs" -- as is called for by a U.N. treaty, the Cartagena Protocol. Brazil signed the Cartagena Protocol, which went into effect in 2003 and aims for greater transparency and control of...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.