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E-mail:
bkachemberee@yahoo.co.uk
Country:
Zimbabwe
Organization/agency name (Full name):
Government Analyst Laboratory
Contact person name:
Bridget Madocha
Website:
Physical full address:
Government Analyst Laboratory Corner J.Tongogara/Mazowe Street P.O.Box CY 231 Causeway Harare Zimbabwe
Phone number:
+263772686284
Fax number:
Country introduction
Summary:

Zimbabwe currently does not perform safety assessments on GM foods. It is yet to build capacity in this respect.

Framework
Regulatory framework:
My country does not have 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.
Supplemental information:
Contact details of the competent authority(s) responsible for the safety assessment and the product applicant:

Food Standards Advisory Board. E-mail nepfoodsafety.zw@gmail.com. Phone +263 712 875 435. There are no applications for assessments yet.

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.
Supplemental information on the implementation:
Stacked events
Regulation of stacked events:
There is no regulations in my country on stacked events.
Supplemental information on the stacked events:

No events yet.

Production and trade
GM food/feed production:
My country does not produce any GM food or feed.
GM food/feed imports:
My country may import GM food or feed and there is no authorization process.
Supplemental information on the production and trade:
LLP/AP incidents
LLP/AP incidents:
I do not know if my country has faced any LLP/AP issues in the last 10 years.
Supplemental information on the LLP/AP incidents:
Labelling requirement
Labelling requirement:
My country has a mandatory and positive labeling regulation on GM food (i.e., It contains GMO).
Supplemental information on the Labelling requirement:
Relevant links to documents and information prepared by the competent authority responsible for the safety assessment
Other relevant documents:
Country information last modified:
04/07/2016