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Organization/agency name (Full name):
Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment (MAE)
Contact person name:
Renata Puc
Physical full address:
Dunajska cesta 22, SI - 1000 Ljubljana
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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.

Regulatory framework:
Structure for GM food safety assessment:
Supplemental information:
Contact details of the competent authority(s) responsible for the safety assessment and the product applicant:
Ministry of the Republic of Slovenia of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Administration of the Food Safety, Veterinary Sector and Plant Protection, Dunajska cesta 22, SI-1000 LJ. Slovenia, European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), European Commission
GM food safety assessment guidelines:
Conduct of GM food safety assessment:
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Stacked events
Regulation of stacked events:
Supplemental information on the 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.
Production and trade
GM food/feed production:
GM food/feed imports:
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LLP/AP incidents
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Labelling requirement
Labelling requirement:
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Relevant links to documents and information prepared by the competent authority responsible for the safety assessment
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