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EU register of genetically modified food and feed.

Event MON 88302
Authorisation holder Name Monsanto Europe S.A.
Authorisation holder Address Avenue de Tervuren 270-272, B-1150 Brussels – Belgium

On behalf of Monsanto Company, 800 N. Lindbergh Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri 63167 – United States.
Products 1.) Foods and food ingredients containing, consisting of, or produced from MON-883Ø2-9 oilseed rape

2.) Feed containing, consisting or produced from MON-883Ø2-9 oilseed rape

3.) Products other than food and feed containing or consisting of MON-883Ø2-9 oilseed rape for the same uses as any other oilseed rape with the exception of cultivation
Designation Genetically modified oilseed rape line MON-883Ø2-9 expresses the CP4 EPSPS protein which confers tolerance to glyphosate-based herbicides.
Labelling (1) For the purposes of the specific labelling requirements laid down in Article 13(1) and Article 25(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003, and in Article 4(6) of Regulation (EC) No 1830/2003, the ’name of the organism’ shall be ’oilseed rape’;

(2) The words 'not for cultivation' shall appear on the label of and in documents accompanying products containing or consisting of MON-883Ø2-9 oilseed rape with the exception of products referred to in point (a) of Article 2.
Method for detection Event specific real-time quantitative PCR based method for genetically modified MON-883Ø2-9 oilseed rape

Validated by the EU Reference Laboratory established under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003, published at:
Reference material AOCS 1011-A and AOCS 0304-A accessible via the American Oil Chemists Society at
Unique identifier MON-883Ø2-9
Annex II to the Cartagena Protocol
Conditions or restrictions on the placing on the market Not required
Monitoring plan Monitoring plan for environmental effects conforming with Annex VII to Directive 2001/18/EC
Post-market monitoring requirements Not required
Date of authorisation 24/04/2015
Legal base Art. 7(3) and 19(3) of the Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003
Commission Decision 2015/687/UE of 24 April 2015
Authorisation expiration date 26/04/2025
Further information on risk assessment Opinion of the European Food Safety Authority: