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EU - GM maize and soybeans approved for feed use

TheEuropean Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has approved a genetically modified maize from Syngenta and a soybean from Monsanto for the placing on the market for food and feed uses, import and processing

June 27, 2012

TheEuropean Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has approved a genetically modified maize from Syngenta and a soybean from Monsanto for the placing on the market for food and feed uses, import and processing.

The EFSA GMO Panel considers that information available for  insect-resistant genetically modified maize MIR162 from Syngenta and herbicide tolerant genetically modified soybean 40-3-2 from Monsanto are as safe as their conventional counterparts and non-GM commercial varieties with respect to potential effects on human and animal health and the environment in the context of its intended uses

Download the full report from the EFSA website (PDF): Scientific Opinion on an application (EFSA-GMO-NL-2005-24) for the placing on the market of the herbicide tolerant genetically modified soybean 40-3-2 for cultivation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Monsanto. 

Download the full report from the EFSA website (PDF): Scientific Opinion on application (EFSA-GMO-DE-2010-82) for the placing on the market of insect-resistant genetically modified maize MIR162 for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Syngenta.

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