Commission's information note for policy debate on next steps on GMOs (link)

November 30, 2005

Brussels, 29 November 2005

Full text of Document 15036/05
Suite of documents 15036/05

Subject: Next steps on GMOs
- Policy debate

Delegations will find in Annex an information note from the Commission, intended to be used as a background for the Policy debate on GMOs.

ANNEX: Information Note from the Commission

The regulatory framework

The EU has the strictest system in the world for authorising the placing on the market of GMOs. The core of the new regulatory framework is set out in Directive 2001/18/EC 1 and Regulation (EC) 1829/20032. Regulations governing traceability and labelling of GM products (Regulation (EC) No 1830/2003 3 (and Commission Regulation (EC) No 65/2004 4) and implementing the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (Regulation (EC) No 1946/2003 5), also adopted via co-decision, have completed the framework.


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