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Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council on genetically modified food and feed.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2003
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Livestock, Food & nutrition
Keyword
Food quality control/food safety GMO Authorization/permit Packaging/labelling Registration Access-to-information Animal feed/feedstuffs
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Regulation aims at ensuring a high level of protection of human life and health, animal health and welfare, environment and consumer interests in relation to genetically modified food and feed. To these ends, there are hereby regulated the Community procedures for the authorization and supervision of genetically modified food and feed as well as the labelling of such products. Chapter II is devoted to genetically modified food. The following are covered: (a) GMOs for food use; (b) food cont

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References - Legislation

Amends

Council Directive 2002/55/EC on the marketing of vegetable seed.

Legislation | European Union | 2002

Keyword: Plant production, Planting material/seeds, Plant variety, Vegetables/legumes, Packaging/labelling, Certification, Internal trade, Biotechnology

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 2002/53/EC on the common catalogue of varieties of agricultural plant species.

Legislation | European Union | 2002

Keyword: Plant production, Plant variety, Planting material/seeds, Certification, Cereals/grains/rice, Sugar cane/sugar beet, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning novel foods and novel food ingredients.

Legislation | European Union | 1997 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Novel food, Fraud/deceit/adulteration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 68/193/EEC on the marketing of material for the vegetative propagation of the vine.

Legislation | European Union | 1968

Keyword: Plant production, Viticulture/oenological practices, Planting material/seeds, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2001/18/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms and repealing Council Directive 90/220/EEC

Legislation | European Union | 2001

Keyword: GMO, PIC-prior informed consent, Data collection/reporting, Access-to-information, Precautionary principle

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 82/471/EEC concerning certain products used in animal nutrition.

Legislation | European Union | 1982 | Repealed

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Standards, Internal trade, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Council Regulation (EC) No. 1139/98 concerning the compulsory indication of the labelling of certain foodstuffs produced from genetically modified organisms of particulars other than those provided for in Directive 79/112/EEC.

Legislation | European Union | 1998 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, GMO, Packaging/labelling, Cereals/grains/rice

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 49/2000 amending Council Regulation (EC) No. 1139/98 concerning the compulsory indication on the labelling of certain foodstuffs produced from genetically modified organisms of particulars other than those provided for in Directive 79/112/EEC.

Legislation | European Union | 2000 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, GMO

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Genetically Modified Animal Feed (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (S.S.I. No. 433 of 2004).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2004

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, GMO, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Genetically Modified Food (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (S.S.I. No. 432 of 2004).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2004

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Novel food, Biotechnology, Packaging/labelling, Biosecurity, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Equine Stud-Book and Competition) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 399 of 2004).

Legislation | Ireland | 2004 | Repealed

Keyword: Animal reproduction, Equine-animals, Herd book

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 641/2004 on detailed rules for the implementation of Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the application for the authorisation of new genetically modified food and feed, the notification of existing products and adventitious or technically unavoidable presence of genetically modified material which has benefited from a favourable risk evaluation.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, GMO, Authorization/permit, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Act on foodstuffs and tobacco products.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2004

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, Inspection, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on the cultivation of genetically modified varieties.

Legislation | Czech Republic | 2006

Keyword: GMO, Crops/grasses, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 150 of 2004 to amend the Decree containing rules relative to new foodstuffs and new food ingredients made under the Commodities Act in relation with EC Regulations 1829/2003 and 1830/2003.

Legislation | Netherlands | 2004

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Novel food, Traceability/product tracing, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 418 of 2004 to amend the Decree Genetically Modified Organisms Based on the Act Concerning Environmentally Harmful Substances regarding transboundary movement and traceability and labelling of genetically modified organisms.

Legislation | Netherlands | 2004

Keyword: EIA, Authorization/permit, GMO, Data collection/reporting, Traceability/product tracing

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Genetically Modified Food (England) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 2335 of 2004).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2004

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Novel food, Biotechnology, Packaging/labelling, Biosecurity, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Genetically Modified Animal Feed (England) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 2334 of 2004).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2004

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, GMO, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Genetically Modified Organisms (Deliberate Release) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2004 (S.S.I. No. 439 of 2004).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2004

Keyword: Ecosystem preservation, EIA, Pollution control, GMO, Biotechnology, Plant production, Biosafety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Genetic Engineering Implementation Act.

Legislation | Germany | 2004

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, GMO, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Genetically Modified Animal Feed (Wales) Regulations 2004 (W.S.I. No. 3221 (W. 277) of 2004).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2004

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, GMO, Authorization/permit, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Genetically Modified Food (Wales) Regulations 2004 (W.S.I. No. 3220 (W.276) of 2004).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2004 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Novel food, Biotechnology, GMO, Packaging/labelling, Biosecurity, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 65 of 2012 (VII. 4.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development laying down certain rules of production, distribution and utilization of feedstuffs.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012 (2012)

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Authorization/permit, Transport/storage, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Seed Potatoes) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 532 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011 | Repealed

Keyword: Planting material/seeds, Certification, Internal trade, Plant production, Classification/declassification, Packaging/labelling, Vegetables/legumes, GMO, Plant protection, Plant variety, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food (Control and Sale) (Amendment) (Νο. 2) Law, 2011 (Law No. 60(I)/2011).

Legislation | Cyprus | 2011

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, GMO, Packaging/labelling, Access-to-information, Vending

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on cultivation of genetically modified plants and agricultural products.

Legislation | Slovakia | 2006

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Agricultural commodities, GMO, Genetic resources, Ecological production/organic production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on safety of food and nutrition.

Legislation | Poland | 2006 (2010)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Implementing Decision 2013/649/EU authorising the placing on the market of pollen produced from maize MON 810 (MON-ØØ81Ø-6) pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: GMO, Food quality control/food safety, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Genetically Modified Foodstuffs) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 268 of 2013).

Legislation | Ireland | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, GMO, Institution, Packaging/labelling, Traceability/product tracing, Internal trade, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 164 on food and animal feed-stuff trade.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Transport/storage, International trade, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Offences/penalties, Pests/diseases, Marking/identification, Inspection, Data collection/reporting, Classification/declassification, Hazardous substances, Pesticides

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Act.

Legislation | Finland | 2006 (2011)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, Processing/handling, Institution, Internal trade, International trade, Packaging/labelling, Traceability/product tracing, Offences/penalties, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 503/2013 on applications for authorisation of genetically modified food and feed in accordance with Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council and amending Commission Regulations (EC) No. 641/2004 and (EC) No. 1981/2006.

Legislation | European Union | 2012

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, GMO, Authorization/permit, Registration, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1981/2006 on detailed rules for the implementation of Article 32 of Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the Community reference laboratory for genetically modified organisms.

Legislation | European Union | 2006

Keyword: GMO, Authorization/permit, Subsidy/incentive

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Implementing Decision 2011/884/EU on emergency measures regarding unauthorised genetically modified rice in rice products originating from China and repealing Decision 2008/289/EC.

Legislation | European Union | 2011

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, GMO, International trade, Inspection, Certification, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 641 on penalties for infringement of certain regulations on genetically modified food.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: GMO, Traceability/product tracing, Packaging/labelling, Offences/penalties, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on fodders.

Legislation | Poland | 2006

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, GMO, Internal trade, International trade, Inspection, Packaging/labelling, Basic legislation, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Authorization/permit, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Notification relative to EC regulations that complete the Food Act (SFS No. 1243 of 2004).

Legislation | Sweden | 2005

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Animal health, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Notification No. 1243 of 2005 relative to EC-Directives supplementing the Food Act (1971:511).

Legislation | Sweden | 2005

Keyword: Fish products, Food quality control/food safety, Residues, Animal production, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Inspection, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on safety of food and nutrition.

Legislation | Poland | 2006

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Institution, Nutrition

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Notification No. 1244 of 2005 relative to EC-Directives supplementing the Act relative to feeding stuffs.

Legislation | Sweden | 2005

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Residues, Animal production, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Inspection, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Decision 2007/701/EC authorising the placing on the market of products containing, consisting of, or produced from genetically modified maize NK603xMON810 pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | European Union | 2007

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, GMO, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling, Authorization/permit, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animal Feed Act (No. 86 of 2008).

Legislation | Finland | 2008

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Animal health, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Institution, Pests/diseases, Inspection, Traceability/product tracing, GMO, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Feeding Stuffs (Application to Zootechnical Additives etc.) (Scotland) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 3362 (S.11) of 2005).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2005

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Standards, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Legislative Decree No. 70 laying down the penalties to be applied in case of violation of Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 and Regulation (EC) No. 1830/2003 concerning genetically modified food and feed.

Legislation | Italy | 2005

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Food quality control/food safety, GMO, Packaging/labelling, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree-Law No. 164/2004 on genetically modified food and feed.

Legislation | Portugal | 2004

Keyword: GMO, Inspection, Food quality control/food safety, Authorization/permit, Packaging/labelling, Registration, Access-to-information, Traceability/product tracing, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animal Feed Act.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2006

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Institution, Data collection/reporting, Packaging/labelling, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Notification (2010:231) regarding provisions of the European Communities which complete provisions of the Food Act.

Legislation | Sweden | 2010

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Meat, Residues, Inspection, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal production, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Notification (2011:198) regarding provisions of the European Communities which complete provisions of the Act relative to animal feed and by-products of animal origin (2006:805).

Legislation | Sweden | 2011

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Meat, Residues, Inspection, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Animal production, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Feedingstuffs) (Genetically Modified Feed) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 424 of 2004).

Legislation | Ireland | 2004

Keyword: Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, GMO, Inspection, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Implementing Decision 2013/327/EU authorising the placing on the market of food containing or consisting of genetically modified oilseed rape Ms8, Rf3 and Ms8 × Rf3, or food and feed produced from those genetically modified organisms pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | European Union | 2013

Keyword: GMO, Food quality control/food safety, Authorization/permit, Packaging/labelling, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law on the implementation of Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 September 2003 on genetically modified food and feed.

Legislation | Croatia | 2013

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, GMO, Authorization/permit, Packaging/labelling, Registration, Access-to-information, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Genetic Technology - Cultivation Ban Framework Act.

Legislation | Austria | 2015

Keyword: Biosafety, GMO, Pollution control, EIA, Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting, Institution, Inspection, Ecosystem preservation, Biodiversity, Food quality control/food safety, Authorization/permit, Packaging/labelling, Registration, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animal Feed (Composition, Marketing and Use) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016 (S.R. No. 4 of 2016).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2016

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Residues, Inspection, Animal health, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Standards, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animal Feed (Composition, Marketing and Use) (Wales) Regulations 2016 (W.S.I. No. 386 (W. 120) of 2016).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2016

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Residues, Inspection, Animal health, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Standards, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Union (Seed Potatoes) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 641 of 2015).

Legislation | Ireland | 2015

Keyword: Plant production, Planting material/seeds, Vegetables/legumes, Plant protection, Pests/diseases, Packaging/labelling, Inspection, Certification, Standards, GMO

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Regulation (EC) No. 298/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 on genetically modified food and feed, as regards the implementing powers conferred on the Commission.

Legislation | European Union | 2008

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, GMO, Authorization/permit, Packaging/labelling, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Cited by

Pioneer Hi Bred Italia Srl v Ministero delle Politiche agricole alimentari e forestali.

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Italy |

Keyword: Biosafety, Agriculture and environment, Plant production, Apiculture/sericulture, GMO

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

Karl Heinz Bablok and Others v Freistaat Bayern.

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, Germany |

Keyword: Apiculture/sericulture, Plant production, Agriculture and environment, GMO

Source: UNEP, InforMEA

Cited by

Monsanto SAS and Others v Ministre de l'Agriculture et de la Peche.

Jurisprudence | International court | European Union, France |

Keyword: Biosafety, Agriculture and environment, Plant production, Apiculture/sericulture, GMO

Source: UNEP, InforMEA