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E-mail:
rakhimov@inbox.uz
Country:
Uzbekistan
Organization/agency name (Full name):
Ministry of Health
Contact person name:
Bakhodir Rakhimov
Website:
Physical full address:
12, Navoi street, Tashkent city
Phone number:
+998712394198
Fax number:
+998712441041
Country introduction
Summary:

In the Republic of Uzbekistan, there are sanitary norms and rules #0185-05 «Requirements for definition security of food products containing genetically modified sources (GMS)», as approved by the Chief State Sanitary Inspector #48 on 18.07.2005 year. This document provided to study the influence of products, derived from genetically modified sources, to the function of reproduction in identifying possible embryotoxic, gonadotoxic and teratogenicity in experimental animals. Over the years 2005 -2014 there was not hits on research to investigate the safety of food products containing GMOs, i.e. has not been accessed for the import of products containing GMS. Relevant documents: Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan "About State Sanitary Surveillance" Sanitary rules and norms of the Republic of Uzbekistan #0283-10 Sanitary rules and norms of the Republic of Uzbekistan #0185-05 and other.

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 does not have a structure for GM food safety assessment.
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Assessment
GM food safety assessment guidelines:
My country does not conduct safety assessment of GM food and we do not plan to develop any guidelines for GM food safety assessment.
Conduct of GM food safety assessment:
My country has never conducted safety assessment of GM food and will not (be able to) conduct such assessment in the near future.
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Stacked events
Regulation of stacked events:
There is no regulations in my country on stacked events.
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Production and trade
GM food/feed production:
My country does not produce any GM food or feed.
GM food/feed imports:
My country does not import any GM food or feed (banned).
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LLP/AP incidents
LLP/AP incidents:
I do not know if my country has faced any LLP/AP issues in the last 10 years.
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Labelling requirement
Labelling requirement:
My country does not have any labeling regulations/policies on GM food.
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Relevant links to documents and information prepared by the competent authority responsible for the safety assessment
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Country information last modified:
19/06/2016