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Risk Assessment
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2017-07-13 10:42 UTC (Joachim.Kreysa@ec.europa.eu)
Date of publication
2017-07-13 10:42 UTC (Joachim.Kreysa@ec.europa.eu)

General Information
  • European Union
Title of risk assessment
Scientific Opinion on an application (EFSA-GMO-NL-2012-107) for the placing on the market of maize MON 810 pollen under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Monsanto
Date of the risk assessment
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the risk assessment
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) GMO Panel
European Food Safety Authority
Largo N. Palli 5/A 

Italy, 43121
Phone:+39 0521 036566
Contact details of the main responsible risk assessor
Dr. Elisabeth Waigmann
Head of Unit
GMO Unit
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
Via Carlo Magno 1A
Parma, PR
Italy, 43126
Phone:+39 0521 036 566
Risk assessment details
Living modified organism
MON-ØØ81Ø-6 - YieldGard™ maize
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)
Show detection method(s)
Scope of the risk assessment
  • LMOs for direct use as food
Methodology and points to consider
LMO detection and identification methods proposed
An event-specific method for the quantitation of maize MON 810 by means of real-time PCR has been validated in a collaborative trial by the Germany Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) and verified by the European Union Reference Laboratory for GM Food and Feed (EURL GMFF) at the Joint Research Centre
(JRC) of the European Commission (EC). The detection method is available at http://gmo-crl.jrc.ec.europa.eu/StatusOfDossiers.aspx.
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