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Organization/agency name (Full name):
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Contact person name:
Leena Mannonen
Physical full address:
PO Box 30, FI-00023 Government
Phone number:
+358 2951 62177
Fax number:
+358 9 160 53338
Country information about GM food safety assessment
Introduction national biosafety regulations:
Finland 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.
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