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Contact Information

Organization/agency name (Full name):
Ministry of Agriculture
Contact person name:
Inese Aleksejeva
Physical full address:
Republikas laukums - 2, Riga. LV-1981
Phone number:
00 37167027069
Fax number:
00 371 67027205
Country information about GM food safety assessment
Introduction national biosafety regulations:
Latvia 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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