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    Co-existence of GMOs with non-GM crops - European Commission

    en Food Co-existence Co-existence of GMOs with non-GM crops Unintended presence of GM crops in conventional and organic ones Farmers's choice of crops should be compatible with other farmers' and businesses' wish to keep GMOs in their crops to an absolute minimum. Consumer choice Consumer choice between GM and non-GM food is possible with a functioning traceability and labelling system, and an agricultural
    05 Nov 2014
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    Enforcement - European Commission

    en Food Enforcement & control Farmers, traders and importers must comply with MRLs because they are responsible for food safety. National authorities in the EU control and enforce MRLs by taking samples and checking pesticides levels. The Commission ensures that this is done properly and uniformly through: - shows the main pesticide-crop combinations to monitor and the minimum number of samples for
    05 Nov 2014
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    GMO monitoring after authorisation - European Commission

    so EFSA's may recommend improvements the plan. Case-specific monitoring relates to specific applications, and is based on the risk assessment. It may request additional data to support the risk assessment. General surveillance is another requirement addressed by applicants through farmer questionnaires and regular screening of published scientific literature. Once an authorisation is given, the applicant
    05 Nov 2014
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    Regulations 1829/2003 and 1830/2003 - European Commission

    GM food and feed before it can be sold; Ensure common procedures for risk assessment and authorisation are efficient, transparent and do not take too long; Ensure clear labelling that responds to the concerns of consumers (including farmers buying feed) and enables them to make informed choices. - Reg. 1829/2003 on GM food & feed - Reg. 1830/2003 - GMOs traceability, labelling & derived food & feed
    05 Nov 2014
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    How are EU MRLs set? - European Commission

    en Food How are EU MRLs set? Applicants e.g. producers of plant protection products, farmers, importers, EU or non-EU countries must submit the following for the setting of MRLs for pesticides: The use of a pesticide on the crop e.g. quantity, frequency, growth stage of the plant (Good Agricultural Practice - GAP); Experimental data on the expected residues when the pesticide is applied according to
    05 Nov 2014
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    Report 2011 MON 810 - European Commission

    en Food Monitoring report 2011 of MON810 maize cultivation Monsanto has submitted to the Commission its 2011 monitoring report on MON810 maize cultivation. This report will be sent to EFSA for an analysis of the results. - - - YieldGard Technical Guide PT   - Farmer Questionnaire Annexes: - - (June 2011 - May 2012) - July 2012 - July 2012 - Last update: 05/09/2014 |
    05 Sep 2014
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    Report 2012 MON 810 - European Commission

    en Food Monitoring report 2012 of MON810 maize cultivation Monsanto has submitted to the Commission its 2012 monitoring report on MON810 maize cultivation. This report will be sent to EFSA for an analysis of the results. - IRM plan - - - Farmer Questionnaire Annexes: - - (June 2012 - May 2013) - July 2013 - July 2013 - Last update: 05/09/2014 |
    05 Sep 2014
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    regions. It was recalled that the expansion of the Annex I of the Treaty is also a priority for the ERG. The question of observers from non-governmental organisations will need to be solved on spot. 5. IT resolution of farmers’ right: cooperation between the IT secretariat and UPOV and WIPO secretariats COM presented the content of the resolution. The ITPGRFA secretariat is supposed to contact the
    07 Aug 2014
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    management and control of the Contracting Parties” but also including other legal persons (e.g NGOs). In addition, although the figures have not been updated, both Romania and a number of French private organisations had notified the Treaty Secretariat the inclusion of 6,363 and 2,317 accessions, respectively, back in 2009. Both of these inclusions feature in the Treaty website. Therefore, in total,
    07 Aug 2014
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    a provisional draft program on sustainable use to be revised by the Governing Body. New submissions on the implementation of farmers' rights are possible. NL explained that the ITPGRFA Secretariat has developed an E-learning module on the Treaty and the part on farmers' rights was still missing. The treaty was in contact with NL on this issue. The first meeting of the compliance committee is foreseen
    07 Aug 2014