Scientific Opinion on a question from the European Commission related to the notification by Portugal, pursuant to Article 95 (5) of the EC Treaty, for the prohibition of cultivation of Genetically Modified Plants in the Autonomous Region of Madeira

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Article
Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms
EFSA Journal
EFSA Journal 2010; 8(2):1500 [7 pp.].
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2010.1500
Panel members at the time of adoption
Hans Christer Andersson, Salvatore Arpaia, Detlef Bartsch, Josep Casacuberta, Howard Davies, Patrick du Jardin, Gerhard Flachowsky, Lieve Herman, Huw Jones, Sirpa Kärenlampi, Jozsef Kiss, Gijs Kleter, Harry Kuiper, Antoine Messéan, Kaare Magne Nielsen, Joe Perry, Annette Pöting, Jeremy Sweet, Christoph Tebbe, Atte Johannes von Wright, and Jean-Michel Wal
Acknowledgements

The Panel wishes to thank the members of the Environmental Working Group for the preparation of this opinion: Salvatore Arpaia, Detlef Bartsch, Rosie Hails, Niels Hendriksen, Jozsef Kiss, Antoine Messéan, Gerd Neemann, Marco Nuti, Joe Perry, Angela Sessitsch, Jeremy Sweet, Christoph Tebbe and EFSA’s staff member(s) Yann Devos and Sylvie Mestdagh for the support provided to this EFSA scientific output

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Type
Opinion of the Scientific Committee/Scientific Panel
On request from
European Commission
Question Number
EFSA-Q-2009-00851
Adopted
27 January 2010
Published in the EFSA Journal
1 February 2010
Affiliation
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy
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Abstract

No abstract available

Keywords
GM plants, Madeira, risk assessment, coexistence, food and feed safety, environmental safety, cultivation, Directive 2001/18/EC
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Number of Pages
7