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E-mail:
kelly.lardinois@health.belgium.be
Country:
Belgium
Organization/agency name (Full name):
Federal Public Service of Public Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment
Contact person name:
Kelly Lardinois
Website:
Physical full address:
EUROSTATION II, Place Victor Horta 40/10, 1060 Brussels
Phone number:
0032 2 524 73 26
Fax number:
Country introduction
Summary:

Belgium is a Member State of the European Union, and the regulation of GM foods takes place at EU level. Safety assessments are carried out by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and authorisations are issued on an EU-wide basis. Assessments include a detailed study of potential for toxic, nutritional and allergenic effects.

Framework
Regulatory framework:
Structure for GM food safety assessment:
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Contact details of the competent authority(s) responsible for the safety assessment and the product applicant:
Assessment
GM food safety assessment guidelines:
Conduct of GM food safety assessment:
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Stacked events
Regulation of stacked events:
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Production and trade
GM food/feed production:
GM food/feed imports:
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LLP/AP incidents
LLP/AP incidents:
0
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Labelling requirement
Labelling requirement:
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Relevant links to documents and information prepared by the competent authority responsible for the safety assessment
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Country information last modified:
01/02/2016