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Country's Decision or any other Communication
Record information and status
Record ID
100922
Status
Published
Date of creation
2010-01-07 16:11 UTC (Guy.VAN-DEN-EEDE@ec.europa.eu)
Date of last update
2010-01-07 16:11 UTC (bch@cbd.int)
Date of publication
2011-06-30 20:51 UTC (bch@cbd.int)

General information
Country submitting the decision or communication
  • European Union
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the decision or communication
European Commission - Health and Food Safety Directorate General SANTE
Rue Belliard, B232
Brussels
Belgium, 1040
Phone:+32 2 2962362
Fax:+32 2 2964736
Email:chantal.bruetschy@ec.europa.eu
Url:European Commission - Health and Food Safety Directorate General SANTE
Title / Reference number of the decision or communication
Commission Decision 2009/814/EC authorising the placing on the market of products containing, consisting of, or produced from genetically modified maize MON88017
Date of the decision
2009-10-30
Is the decision taken prior to entry into force of the Protocol?
No
Jurisdiction
  • European Union
Is this an amendment to a previous decision / communication?
No
Decision or communication details
Subject(s) of the decision
Uses of the LMO(s)
  • LMOs for direct use as food
  • LMOs for direct use as feed
  • LMOs for processing
Has the decision been taken in the absence of a domestic regulatory framework and in accordance with Article 11.6?
No
Importer’s or Applicant’s contact details
Monsanto Europe S.A.
Avenue de Tervuren 270-272
Brussels
Belgium, B-1150
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import/use of the LMO(s) without conditions
LMO identification
MON-88Ø17-3 - YieldGard™ VT™ Rootworm/RR2™ Maize
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Coleoptera (beetles) Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
Show detection method(s)
Risk assessment
Opinion of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for the placing on the market of the insect-resistant and herbicide tolerant genetically modified maize MON88017 for food and feed uses, import and processing
MON-88Ø17-3 - YieldGard™ VT™ Rootworm/RR2™ Maize
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Coleoptera (beetles)
Resistance to herbicides - Glyphosate
Additional Information
Additional Information
EU validated detection method for maize MON88017 available at http://gmo-crl.jrc.ec.europa.eu/statusofdoss.htm