EU register of genetically modified food and feed.
|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-87427-7 maize
2) Feed containing, consisting of, or produced from MON-87427-7 maize
3) Products other than food and feed containing or consisting of MON-87427-7 maize for the same uses as any other maize with the exception of cultivation
|Designation||The genetically modified MON-87427-7 maize expresses the CP4 EPSPS protein which confers tissue-selective tolerance to glyphosate herbicides. The CP4 EPSPS expression is absent or limited in male reproductive tissues, which eliminates or reduces the need for detasseling when MON-87427-7 is used as female parent in hybrid maize seed production.|
|Labelling||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 ’maize’;
The words 'not for cultivation' shall appear on the label of and in documents accompanying products containing or consisting of MON-87427-7 maize with the exception of products referred to in point (a) of Article 2.
|Method for detection||Event specific real-time PCR based method for the quantification of MON-87427-7 maize;
Validated by the EU Reference Laboratory established under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003, published at:
|Reference material||AOCS 0512-A and AOCS 0406-A are accessible via the American Oil Chemists Society at http://www.aocs.org/LabServices/content.cfm?ItemNumber=19248|
|Annex II to the Cartagena Protocol||https://bch.cbd.int/database/record.shtml?documentid=109584|
|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||04/12/2015|
|Legal base||Art. 7(3) and 19(3) of the Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003
Commission Decision 2015/2281/UE of 4 December 2015
|Authorisation expiration date||03/12/2025|
|Further information on risk assessment||Opinion of the European Food Safety Authority: