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Record ID
Date of creation
2019-11-08 15:50 UTC (chantal.bruetschy@ec.europa.eu)
Date of publication
2019-11-08 15:50 UTC (chantal.bruetschy@ec.europa.eu)

General Information
  • European Union
  • European Union
Title of document
Guidance on allergenicity assessment of 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 supplementary guidance for the risk assessment of GM plants and derived food and feed, submitted within the framework of Regulation (EC) No 1829/20032. It supplements the Guidance Document on risk assessment of food and feed from GM plants. The supplementary Guidance Document addresses three main topics: (i) non-IgE-mediated adverse immune reactions to food; (ii) in vitro protein digestibility tests; and (iii) endogenous allergenicity.
Date of entry into force
Document details
Document text
Guidance on allergenicity assessment of 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)