Opinion of the Scientific Panel on genetically modified organisms [GMO] on an application (Reference EFSA GMO UK 2004 06) for the placing on the market of insect-protected glyphosate-tolerant genetically modified maize MON863 x NK603, for food and feed uses, and import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Monsanto

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Acknowledgements

The GMO Panel wishes to thank Gijs Kleter and Richard Phipps for their contributions to the draft opinion.

Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2005.255
Panel members at the time of adoption
Hans Christer Andersson, Detlef Bartsch, Hans-Joerg Buhk, Howard Davies, Marc De Loose, Michael Gasson, Niels Hendriksen, John Heritage, Sirpa Kärenlampi, Ilona Kryspin-Sørensen, Harry Kuiper, Marco Nuti, Fergal O’Gara, Pere Puigdomenech, George Sakellaris, Joachim Schiemann, Willem Seinen, Angela Sessitsch, Jeremy Sweet, Jan Dirk van Elsas and Jean-Michel Wal.
Type
Opinion of the Scientific Committee/Scientific Panel
Question Number
EFSA-Q-2004-154
Adopted
6 July 2005
Published
12 July 2005
Last Updated
6 July 2006. This version replaces the previous one/s.
Affiliation
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy
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Abstract

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Keywords
GMOs, maize, MON 863, NK603, MON 863 x NK603, insect protection, MON-ØØ863-5 x MON-ØØ6Ø3-6, glyphosate resistance, Cry3Bb1, NptII, CP4 EPSPS, food safety, feed safety, human health, environment, import, Regulation (EC) No 258/97, Directive 2001/18/EC, Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003.