EFSA Publishes Scientific Opinion on Six-Event Stack MaizeJanuary 27, 2021
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms of the European Food Safety Authority (GMO Panel) has published their Scientific Opinion on genetically modified (GM) six‐event stack maize MON 87427 × MON 87460 × MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 87411 × 59122 and its subcombinations independently of their origin. The scientific opinion is published based on the application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2017‐139 under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Monsanto Company.
The scope of application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2017‐139 is for import, processing, and food and feed uses within the European Union (EU) of maize MON 87427 × MON 87460 × MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 87411 × 59122 and all its subcombinations independently of their origin, and does not include cultivation. The GMO Panel has previously assessed the six single maize events and 17 of the subcombinations and did not identify safety concerns. No new data on the single maize events or the 17 subcombinations that could lead to modification of the original conclusions on their safety were identified. The GMO Panel concludes that the six‐event stack maize, as described in the application, is as safe as its non‐GM comparator and the non‐GM reference varieties tested.
For more details, read the scientific opinion in the EFSA Journal.
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