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E-mail:
Joao.S.Goncalves@arfa.gov.cv
Country:
Cape Verde
Organization/agency name (Full name):
Food and Drug Regulatory Agency (ARFA)
Contact person name:
João Gonçalves
Website:
Physical full address:
Praia, ASA Cabo Verde
Phone number:
+2382626410
Fax number:
+2382624970
Country introduction
Summary:

L'évaluation de la sécurité sanitaire des aliments génétiquement modifiés n'est pas encore réglementée au Cap-Vert.  La priorité du pays pour la sécurité alimentaire est généralement liée aux dangers microbiologiques et chimiques dans les aliments.

Framework
Regulatory framework:
My country does not have a regulatory framework that requires the competent authority to conduct safety assessment of GM food.
Structure for GM food safety assessment:
My country does not have a structure for GM food safety assessment.
Supplemental information:

Cependant, mon pays dispose d'une agence pour la réglementation et la supervision des produits alimentaires, chargée de la réglementation et supervision de la sécurité alimentaire.

Contact details of the competent authority(s) responsible for the safety assessment and the product applicant:
Assessment
GM food safety assessment guidelines:
My country does not conduct safety assessment of GM food and we do not plan to develop any guidelines for GM food safety assessment.
Conduct of GM food safety assessment:
My country has never conducted food safety assessment of GM food but is planning to conduct such assessment in the near future.
Supplemental information on the implementation:
Stacked events
Regulation of stacked events:
There is no regulations in my country on stacked events.
Supplemental information on the stacked events:
Production and trade
GM food/feed production:
My country does not produce any GM food or feed.
GM food/feed imports:
My country may import GM food or feed and there is no authorization process.
Supplemental information on the production and trade:
LLP/AP incidents
LLP/AP incidents:
My country does not monitor LLP/AP situations.
Supplemental information on the LLP/AP incidents:
Labelling requirement
Labelling requirement:
My country does not have any labeling regulations/policies on GM food.
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:
19/12/2017