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E-mail:
LVoynova@mzh.government.bg
Country:
Bulgaria
Organization/agency name (Full name):
Ministry of Agriculture and Food
Contact person name:
Liliya Voynova
Website:
Physical full address:
55 “Hristo Botev” blvd. 1040 Sofia
Phone number:
+359 2 985 11 847
Fax number:
+359 2 981 67 32
Country introduction
Summary:
Bulgaria 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). Assessments include a detailed study of potential for toxic, nutritional and allergenic effects. During the evaluation of applications EFSA consults the Competent Authorities of the Member States. Authorisations are issued by the European Commission on an EU-wide basis.
Framework
Regulatory framework:
Structure for GM food safety assessment:
Supplemental information:
Contact details of the competent authority(s) responsible for the safety assessment and the product applicant:
Risk Assessment Centre, Sofia, 136 Tsar Boris III blvd., tel. +359 2 955 74 54, http://www.babh.government.bg/bg/risk-evaluation-center.html
Assessment
GM food safety assessment guidelines:
Conduct of GM food safety assessment:
Supplemental information on the implementation:
Stacked events
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:
LLP/AP incidents
LLP/AP incidents:
Supplemental information on the LLP/AP incidents:
Labelling requirement
Labelling requirement:
Supplemental information on the Labelling requirement:
Relevant links to documents and information prepared by the competent authority responsible for the safety assessment
Other relevant documents:
Country information last modified:
13/09/2015