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E-mail:
codex2@mattilsynet.no
Country:
Norway
Organization/agency name (Full name):
Norwegian Food Safety Authority
Contact person name:
Aslaug Hagen
Website:
Physical full address:
Felles postmottak, P.O. Box 383, N-2381 Brumunddal, Norway
Phone number:
+47 22 40 00 00
Fax number:
Country introduction
Summary:
Framework
Regulatory framework:
My country has a regulatory framework that requires the competent authority to conduct safety assessment of GM food.
Structure for GM food safety assessment:
My country has competent authority, agency, organization, ministry, department, committee, commission or a system/mechanism that is tasked to conduct or review GM food safety assessment.
Supplemental information:
Contact details of the competent authority(s) responsible for the safety assessment and the product applicant:

Norwegian Food Safety Authority, Felles postmottak, PO Box 383, N-2381 Brumunddal, Norway, phone: +47 22 40 00 00, e-mail:postmottak@mattilsynet.no. The Norwegian Directorate for Nature Management, PO Box 5672 Sluppen, N-7485 Trondheim, Norway, phone: +47 73 58 05 00, e-mail:postmottak@dirnat.no.

Assessment
GM food safety assessment guidelines:
My country follows the relevant Codex Guidelines or national/regional guidelines that are in line with the Codex Guidelines in conducting safety assessment of GM food.
Conduct of GM food safety assessment:
My country regularly conducts food safety assessment of GM food.
Supplemental information on the implementation:
Stacked events
Regulation of stacked events:
In my country, GM food/feed that contains stacked event(s) is considered as a new product even if all single events that are stacked have already approved.
Supplemental information on the stacked events:
Production and trade
GM food/feed production:
My country does not produce any GM food or feed.
GM food/feed imports:
My country allows imports GM food or feed upon authorization.
Supplemental information on the production and trade:
LLP/AP incidents
LLP/AP incidents:
My country has faced LLP/AP situations in the last 10 years.
Supplemental information on the LLP/AP incidents:
Labelling requirement
Labelling requirement:
My country has a mandatory and positive labeling regulation on GM food (i.e., It contains GMO).
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:
Country information last modified:
05/04/2016