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Organization/agency name (Full name):
Direction of Environmental Health (DIGESA)-Address of Food Hygiene and Zoonoses
Contact person name:
Leonor Margarita Picon Castllo
Physical full address:
Las Amapolas # 350 Urb. San Eugenio, Lince (Lima 14)
Phone number:
(511) 442-8353
Fax number:
(511) 422-6404
Country introduction
The Ministry of environment (MINAN) is the instance of inter institutions coordination in the field of conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity and, as such, promotes, through the Structural Framework of Environmental Management, between the competent authorities in matters relating to safety in biotechnology. The MINAN is composed of directorates or offices of public sector entities which are: National Institute for Agricultural Research -INIA, National Institute of Natural Resources - INRENA, National Agrarian Health Service - SENASA, General Directorate of Environmental Health - DIGESA, National Institute of Health - INS.
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Contact details of the competent authority(s) responsible for the safety assessment and the product applicant: - Ministry of Environment
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Stacked events
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Production and trade
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GM food/feed imports:
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LLP/AP incidents
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Labelling requirement
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