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Country's Decision or any other Communication
Record information and status
Record ID
113672
Status
Published
Date of creation
2018-08-10 08:41 UTC (csimuntalaw@gmail.com)
Date of publication
2018-08-10 08:41 UTC (csimuntalaw@gmail.com)

General information
Country submitting the decision or communication
  • Zambia
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the decision or communication
National Biosafety Authority
Off lake Road Plot 100
Lusaka
Zambia
Phone:+260211278316
Email:info@nbazambia.org.zm
Url:National Biosafety Authority Website
Title / Reference number of the decision or communication
Approval for Bt-176 use as food
Date of the decision
2018-07-06
Is the decision taken prior to entry into force of the Protocol?
No
Is this an amendment to a previous decision / communication?
No
Decision or communication details
Subject(s) of the decision
Uses of the LMO(s)
  • LMOs for direct use as food
Has the decision been taken in the absence of a domestic regulatory framework and in accordance with Article 11.6?
No
Importer’s or Applicant’s contact details
Muchimpa
Choppies superstores
Lusaka
Zambia
Phone:+260972262240
Email:muchimbamunji@gmail.com
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import/use of the LMO(s) without conditions
LMO identification
SYN-EV176-9 - NaturGard KnockOut™ maize
Resistance to antibiotics - Ampicillin Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate
Show detection method(s)
Risk assessment
SUMMARY OF FOOD SAFETY ASSESSMENT FOR Bt176
SYN-EV176-9 - NaturGard KnockOut™ maize
Resistance to antibiotics - Ampicillin
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)
Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate
Decision document