Food safety and quality
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Focal Point Information

Organization/agency name (Full name):
Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia
Contact person name:
Maia Beruashvili
Physical full address:
6 marshal gelovani ave.
Phone number:
+995 595 530194
Fax number:
+995 32 37 80 13
Country introduction
Federal responsibility for the regulations dealing with foods sold in Georgia , including GM foods, is shared by Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) , Ministry of Health and national Food service (NFA). Ministry of Health is responsible for establishing standards and policies related to the safety parameters and nutritional quality of foods and feed and developing health and nutrition policies . Ministry of agriculture is responsible for establishing all other issues related to food and feed safety, veterinary and plant protection fields, including labeling policies and develops standards related to the packaging, labelling and advertising of foods, the regulation of seeds, veterinary biologics, fertilizers and livestock feeds and etc. NFA handles all inspection and enforcement duties, also has responsibility for conducting the respective safety assessments. There has never done GM food safety assessment in Georgia.Our country's safety assessment activities would refer to the EU/EFSA documents.
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:
There has never been conducted a safety assessment of any GM crops in the past
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:
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