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GMO Database


Genetically Modified Food and Feed: Authorization in the EU.

Many genetically modified plants have already been approved for use in food and feed in the EU. Additional applications are awaiting decisions.

This database contains information about every genetically modified plant that has been approved or is awaiting approval in the EU. Information on the food and feed produced from the respective GM plant is also available.

  • Overview of application status

  • Short description of the GM plant (Event)

  • Short description of the safety evaluation (EFSA; European Food Safety Authority)

  • All publicly available documents

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Application submitted
Risk assessment report
Valid authorisation
Notified as "existing product"
Authorisation no longer valid
Application for renewal of authorisation submitted
Renewal of authorisation, risk assessment report
Application withdrawn
Authorisation not accepted



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Animation: The Authorisation Process in Motion!

Applying, consulting, and making a decision: The long and winding road to GMO authorisation in the EU
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Status of Proceedings 
If applications and authorisations are complete, all three icons are shaded.
Risk assessment report: Applications have completed safety evaluations, but are still awaiting an approval decision.
Valid authorisation: Applications have received authorisation according to current regulations (as of 2004)
Notified as "existing product": Authorisation granted according to former regulations; decision remains effective following a review (considered an "existing product").

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