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Contact Information

E-mail:
mafsoils@kalianet.to
Country:
Tonga
Organization/agency name (Full name):
Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Forests & Fisheries
Contact person name:
Viliami T. Manu
Website:
Physical full address:
PO Box 14, Nuku'alofa
Phone number:
676 7717936
Fax number:
676 23093
Country information about GM food safety assessment
Country introduction:
Tonga is going to align it's GM food safety with the Codex Standards, Recommendation and Guidelines. The new Food Bill 2013 has got a clause stating the Codex Standards, Recommendation and Guidelines to be adopted in case, there is no national food standards is available.
Relevant links to documents and information prepared by the competent authority responsible for the safety assessment
Relevant documents
Information on stacked events
Stacked events:
Contact details of the competent authority(s) responsible for the safety assessment and the product applicant:
Currently it is Ministry of Health, but when the new National Food Bill 2013 is passed then the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Forests and Fisheries will be competent authority.
Country information last modified:
04/04/2014