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GMO applications: regulations and guidance

EU legislation and EFSA guidance documents detail how to compile GMO applications dossiers and what type of scientific data and other information must be included. EFSA regularly updates its guidance documents. Applicants are reminded to ensure they are using the latest version before applying.

Scientific guidance

Applicable to all applications (submitted before or after 27 March 2021)

GM Plants – Molecular characterisation and food/feed

Main guidance

Molecular characterisation

Food/feed safety

Comparative assessment

GM Plants - Environmental Risk Assessment

GM Plants - Post Market Monitoring

GM Microorganisms

Main guidance

Molecular characterisation

GM Animals

Other GM-related