Request from the European Commission to review scientific studies related to the impact on the environment of the cultivation of maize Bt11 and 1507 - Scientific opinion of the Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms

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Article
Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms
doi
10.2903/j.efsa.2008.851
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.
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, Karine Lheureux and
Sylvie Mestdagh.

Type
Opinion of the Scientific Committee/Scientific Panel
Question Number
EFSA-Q-2008-679
Adopted
29 October 2008
Published in the EFSA Journal
31 October 2008
Affiliation
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), Parma, Italy
Note
Abstract

No abstract available

Keywords
GMOs, maize (Zea mays), Bt11, 1507, insect resistance, Cry1Ab, Cry1F, human health, animal health, environment, Directive 2001/18/EC