UAE is member of GCC countries, and UAE is heading a GCC Technical Sub-Committee on GCC Legislations of organic, functional and Genetically Modified Food, this sub-committee established on 2008, which has representative members from each GCC country, it has annual plan, and so far there are eight legislations on GM food and feed.
Some of these developed legislation will be technical regulation in GCC country which means it has mandatory status for application in GCC countries, and the others will be adopted as standard which means it has voluntary status for application in GCC countries.
Structure for GM food safety assessment:
Contact details of the competent authority(s) responsible for the safety assessment and the product applicant:
GM food safety assessment guidelines:
Conduct of GM food safety assessment:
Supplemental information on the implementation:
Regulation of stacked events:
Supplemental information on the stacked events:
Production and trade
GM food/feed production:
GM food/feed imports:
Supplemental information on the production and trade:
Supplemental information on the LLP/AP incidents:
Supplemental information on the Labelling requirement:
Relevant links to documents and information prepared by the competent authority responsible for the safety assessment