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Record ID
Date of creation
2019-11-08 15:39 UTC (chantal.bruetschy@ec.europa.eu)
Date of publication
2019-11-08 15:39 UTC (chantal.bruetschy@ec.europa.eu)

General Information
  • European Union
  • European Union
Title of document
Guidance for risk assessment of food and feed from genetically modified plants
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Guideline
Subject areas
  • LMOs for direct use as feed
  • LMOs for direct use as food
  • LMOs for processing
  • Risk assessment and management
Types of LMOs addressed
  • Plants
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
This document provides guidance for the risk assessment of food and feed containing, consisting or produced from genetically modified (GM) plants, submitted within the framework of Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 on GM food and feed.  The guidance also applies to feed intended for animals which are not destined for food production.This guidance does not consider issues related to risk management (traceability, labelling, and coexistence). Socio-economic and ethical issues are also outside the scope of this guidance.
Date of entry into force
Document details
Document text
Guidance for risk assessment of food and feed from genetically modified plants
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) GMO Panel
Via Carlo Magno 1A
Italy, 43126
Phone:+39 0521 036 666
Url:European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)