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Country's Decision or any other Communication
Record information and status
Record ID
48013
Status
Published
Date of creation
2009-01-05 04:25 UTC (Guy.VAN-DEN-EEDE@ec.europa.eu)
Date of last update
2011-01-04 14:33 UTC (bch@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2011-06-30 20:49 UTC (bch@cbd.int)

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General information
Country submitting the decision or communication
  • European Union
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the decision or communication
European Commission - Health and Food Safety Directorate General SANTE
Rue Belliard, B232
Brussels
Belgium, 1040
Phone:+32 2 2962362
Fax:+32 2 2964736
Email:chantal.bruetschy@ec.europa.eu
Url:European Commission - Health and Food Safety Directorate General SANTE
European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC)
Retieseweg 111
Geel
Belgium, 2440
Phone:+32 14 571722
Email:hendrik.emons@ec.europa.eu
Url:European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC)
Title / Reference number of the decision or communication
EN
Commission Decision 2008/933/EC authorising the placing on the market for food and feed uses of genetically modified soybean MON89788 (MON-89788-1)
Date of the decision
2008-12-04
Is the decision taken prior to entry into force of the Protocol?
No
Jurisdiction
  • European Union
Is this an amendment to a previous decision / communication?
No
Decision or communication details
Subject(s) of the decision
Uses of the LMO(s)
  • LMOs for direct use as food
  • LMOs for direct use as feed
  • LMOs for processing
Has the decision been taken in the absence of a domestic regulatory framework and in accordance with Article 11.6?
No
Importer’s or Applicant’s contact details
Monsanto Europe S.A.
Avenue de Tervuren 270-272
Brussels
Belgium, B-1150
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import/use of the LMO(s) without conditions
LMO identification
MON-89788-1 - Roundup Ready2Yield™ soybean
Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
Show detection method(s)
Risk assessment
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) opinion for the placing on the market for food and feed uses of glyphosate-tolerant genetically modified soybean MON89788
MON-89788-1 - Roundup Ready2Yield™ soybean
Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
Additional Information
Additional Information
EN
Labelling requirements laid down in article 3 of Decision 2008/933/EC
Monitoring requirements laid down in article 4 of Decision 2008/933/EC
Detection method validated by the EU Reference Laboratory for GM Food Feed (EU-RL GMFF)