TabsArticle Application, submission, EFSA guidance, genetically modified, GM plants, GMO, Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003, renewal First published in the EFSA Journal: 22 July 2011 Approved: 7 July 2011 Last Updated: 6 July 2012. This version replaces the previous one/s. Type: Guidance of EFSA Read it on the Wiley Online Library: Article | PDF Abstract: This document is intended to provide guidance to applicants submitting under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 an application for authorisation of genetically modified food and feed and genetically modified plants for food and feed uses including cultivation in the European Union. It complements two recently updated guidance documents of the EFSA Panel on genetically modified organisms, the Guidance for risk assessment of food and feed from genetically modified plants and the Guidance on the environmental risk assessment of genetically modified plants. This EFSA submission guidance describes the community procedures in the European Union for processing such applications, and provides instructions to applicants on how to prepare and present data in an application to be submitted to EFSA. It is supplemented with ten appendices such as examples of data presentation and a completeness checklist to be filled by the applicants. Instructions described in this EFSA guidance are applicable to applicants submitting under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 an application for renewal of authorisation of existing products produced from genetically modified plants. © European Food Safety Authority, 2011 Contact: gmo [at] efsa.europa.eu doi: 10.2903/j.efsa.2011.2311 EFSA Journal 2011;9(7):2311 Question Number: EFSA-Q-2011-00313 European Food Safety Authority On request from: EFSA Note: This version of the guidance is no longer in use. It has been superseded by the version published on 6 December 2013 (EFSA Journal 2013;11(12):3491), which is available here: EFSA submission guidance for GM plant applications.