[Genetically modified plants and food safety. State of the art and discussion in the European Union].

  • M Schauzu
  • Published 2004 in
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt, Gesundheitsforschung…


Placing genetically modified (GM) plants and derived products on the European Union's (EU) market has been regulated by a Community Directive since 1990. This directive was complemented by a regulation specific for genetically modified and other novel foods in 1997. Specific labelling requirements have been applicable for GM foods since 1998. The law… (More)