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OECD Unique Identifier Commodity Traits Latest entry uploaded on
ACS-GMØØ6-4 Soyabean / Soybeans Glufosinate tolerance 19/08/2013
MON-877Ø1-2xMON-89788-1 Soyabean / Soybeans Glyphosate tolerance,Lepidoptera resistance 16/01/2014
MON-89Ø34-3xDAS-Ø15Ø7-1xMON-ØØ6Ø3-6 Corn / Maize Glufosinate tolerance,Glyphosate tolerance,Lepidoptera resistance 16/01/2014
MON-89Ø34-3xMON-ØØØ6Ø3-6 Corn / Maize Glyphosate tolerance,Lepidoptera resistance 16/01/2014
REN-ØØØ38-3 Corn / Maize Increased lysine content 06/02/2014
REN-ØØØ38-3xMON-ØØ81Ø-6 Corn / Maize Increased lysine content,Lepidoptera resistance 07/02/2014
SYN-BTØ11-1xMON-ØØØ21-9 Corn / Maize Glufosinate tolerance,Glyphosate tolerance,Lepidoptera resistance 13/11/2013
SYN-BTØ11-1xSYN-IR162-4xMON-ØØØ21-9 Corn / Maize Glufosinate tolerance,Glyphosate tolerance,Lepidoptera resistance 24/01/2014
SYN-BTØ11-1xSYN-IR162-4xSYN-IR6Ø4-5xMON-ØØØ21-9 Corn / Maize Coleoptera resistance,Glufosinate tolerance,Glyphosate tolerance,Lepidoptera resistance 20/01/2014
SYN-IR162-4 Corn / Maize Lepidoptera resistance 22/01/2014
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Contact Information

E-mail:
mjunco@senasa.gov.ar
Country:
Argentina
Organization/agency name (Full name):
SENASA (National Service for Agrifood Health and Quality)
Contact person name:
Mariano Junco
Website:
Physical full address:
Paseo Colón Avenue 367, 3° floor, City of Buenos Aires
Phone number:
54 11 4121 5276
Fax number:
54 11 4121 5258
Country information about GM food safety assessment
Introduction national biosafety regulations:
The food risk assessment process of transformation events, as the result of modern biotechnology, is carried out by the National Service for Agrifood Health and Quality (Senasa), regulatory agency depending on the Ministery of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries. The Agrifood Quality Directorate of Senasa, is the area responsible for carrying out this task. It has an specific scientific team and the advise of a Technical Advisory Committee composed of experts from different scientific disciplines representing different sectors involved in the production, industrialization, consumption, research and development of genetically modified organisms.
Relevant links to documents and information prepared by the competent authority responsible for the safety assessment
Relevant documents
Information on stacked events
Stacked events:
Argentina hasn't a specific authorization mechanism for food/feed safety assessment for stacked events. In principle, stacked events are assessed like another single event on a case-by-case basis.
Contact details of the competent authority(s) responsible for the safety assessment and the product applicant:
National Service for Agrifood Health and Quality (Senasa) (http://www.senasa.gov.ar)
Country information last modified:
26/06/2013