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Country information about GM food safety assessment
Introduction national biosafety regulations:
“Rregulations dealing with GM products in Jordan , is published by Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) , Ministry of environment (MOI) and Jordan Food and Drug Administration ( JFDA). Ministry of environment has issued a regulation related to genetically modified organisms, where a higher technical committee in (MOI) should study each case regarding GMO products and activities and will grant license upon approval, till now such regulation is not imposed because Ministry of Agriculture which is responsible for veterinary and plant protection, banns importing any GMO seeds & feeds to be used in agricultural practices. also Jordan Food and Drug Administration ( JFDA) banns importing any genetically modified food or any raw material to be used in food production".
There has never been any official GM food safety assessment in Jordan till now.
Relevant links to documents and information prepared by the competent authority responsible for the safety assessment