Guidance for the risk assessment of the presence at low level of genetically modified plant material in imported food and feed under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003

Hanspeter Naegeli, Andrew Nicholas Birch, Josep Casacuberta, Adinda De Schrijver, Mikołaj Antoni Gralak, Philippe Guerche, Huw Jones, Barbara Manachini, Antoine Messéan, Elsa Ebbesen Nielsen, Fabien Nogué, Christophe Robaglia, Nils Rostoks, Jeremy Sweet, Christoph Tebbe, Francesco Visioli, Jean‐michel Wal, Yann Devos, Antonio Fernandez Dumont, Anna LanzoniClaudia Paoletti, Konstantinos Paraskevopoulos, Elisabeth Waigmann

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Abstract

This document provides guidance for the risk assessment under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 of the unintended, adventitious or technically unavoidable presence in food and feed of low level of genetically modified plant material intended for markets other than in the European Union. In this context, the presence at low level is defined to be maximum 0.9% of genetically modified plant material per ingredient. This guidance is intended to assist applicants by indicating which scientific requirements of Annex II of Regulation (EU) No 503/2013 are considered necessary for the risk assessment of the presence at low levels of genetically modified plant material in food and feed
Original languageEnglish
JournalEFSA Journal
Volume15
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01 Nov 2017

Keywords

  • guidance
  • GMO
  • presence at low level
  • risk assessment
  • Regulation (EC) 1829/2003
  • Regulation (EU) No 503/2013
  • food/feed

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