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E-mail:
atello@sgl.moh.gov.cy
Country:
Cyprus
Organization/agency name (Full name):
State Genaral Laboratory
Contact person name:
Andre Varnava Tello
Website:
Physical full address:
KIMONOS 44 ACROPOLIS NICOSIA
Phone number:
0035722809442/4
Fax number:
0035722809455
Country information about GM food safety assessment
Country introduction:
As a Member State of the European Union (EU) Cyprus implements EU law including that relating to GM food and feed as well as the deliberate release of GMOs.
Relevant links to documents and information prepared by the competent authority responsible for the safety assessment
Relevant documents
Information on stacked events
Stacked events:
The risk assessment of genetically modified food and feed containing stacked transformation events obtained by conventional crossing is based on a risk assessment of each single transformation event. In addition, the risk assessment of stacked transformation events includes an assessment of the following aspects: (a) stability of the transformation events; (b) expression of the transformation events; (c) potential synergistic or antagonistic effects resulting from the combination of the transformation events.
Contact details of the competent authority(s) responsible for the safety assessment and the product applicant:
Country information last modified:
28/02/2014