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Organization/agency name (Full name):
Bundesamt für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit
Contact person name:
Joachim Bendiek
Physical full address:
Mauerstraße 39-42, 10117 Berlin
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Country information about GM food safety assessment
Introduction national biosafety regulations:
As a Member State of the European Union (EU) Germany implements EU law including that relating to GM food and feed as well as the deliberate release of GMOs.
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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.
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