Request from the European Commission related to the safeguard clause invoked by France on maize MON810 according to Article 23 of Directive 2001/18/EC and the emergency measure according to Article 34 of Regulation(EC) No 1829/2003 - Scientific opinion of the Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms

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Acknowledgements

The European Food Safety Authority wishes to thank the members of the GMO Panel for the
preparation of this opinion: Hans Christer Andersson, Salvatore Arpaia, Detlef Bartsch, Josep
Casacuberta, Howard Davies, Patrick du Jardin, Lieve Herman, Niels Hendriksen, Sirpa
Kärenlampi, Jozsef Kiss, Gijs Kleter, Ilona Kryspin-Sørensen, Harry Kuiper, Ingolf Nes,
Nickolas Panopoulos, Joe Perry, Annette Pöting, Joachim Schiemann, Willem Seinen, Jeremy
Sweet and Jean-Michel Wal; as well as the following members of its Working Group for the
preparation of this opinion: Rosie Hails, Sue Hartley, Gerd Neemann, Angela Sessitsch, and
Marco Nuti; as well as the following members of its staff: Yann Devos and Sylvie Mestdagh.

Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2008.850
Panel members at the time of adoption
Hans Christer Andersson, Salvatore Arpaia, Detlef Bartsch, Josep Casacuberta, Howard Davies, Patrick du Jardin, Lieve Herman, Niels Hendriksen, Sirpa Kärenlampi, Jozsef Kiss, Gijs Kleter, Ilona Kryspin-Sørensen, Harry Kuiper, Ingolf Nes, Nickolas Panopoulos, Joe Perry, Annette Pöting, Joachim Schiemann, Willem Seinen, Jeremy Sweet and Jean-Michel Wal.
Type
Opinion of the Scientific Committee/Scientific Panel
Question Number
EFSA-Q-2008-077
Adopted
29 October 2008
Published
31 October 2008
Affiliation
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy
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Abstract

No abstract available

Keywords
GMOs, maize (Zea mays), MON810, France, safeguard clause, emergency measure, human health, animal health, environment, Directive 2001/18/EC, Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003