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Contact Information

E-mail:
renata.puc@gov.si
Country:
Slovenia
Organization/agency name (Full name):
Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment (MAE)
Contact person name:
Renata Puc
Website:
Physical full address:
Dunajska cesta 22, SI - 1000 Ljubljana
Phone number:
+38613001379
Fax number:
Country information about GM food safety assessment
Country introduction:
Slovenia is a Member State of the European Union. European legislation concerning GM foods takes place at EU level. Safety assessments are carried out by the EFSA and they include detailed study of possible negative, toxic, nutritional and allergenic effects. Competent Authorities of the European Member States are consulted during the evaluation of applications. Authorisations are granted by the European Commission in the Official Journal of EU and directly applicable in the whole EU.
Relevant links to documents and information prepared by the competent authority responsible for the safety assessment
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Information on stacked events
Stacked events:
Stacked events are considered as new GMO for which risk assessment is made for each single transformation event. They can be placed on the market when they get regulatory approval.
Contact details of the competent authority(s) responsible for the safety assessment and the product applicant:
Ministry of the Republic of Slovenia of Agriculture and the Environment, Administration of the Food Safety, Veterinary Sector and Plant Protection, Dunajska cesta 22, SI-1000 LJ. Slovenia, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), European Commission
Country information last modified:
03/01/2014