On July 15th the new EU regulation 619/2011 became effective and introducing the “Technical Zero” of 0.1% for certain EU unapproved GMOs to help imports of feed material from countries like Argentina, Brazil and the USA.
In the past years several shipments of soy and corn have been rejected at the EU borders because of traces of unapproved GMOs. The regulation 1829/2003 defines a “Zero-Tolerance” for any EU unapproved GMO, rendering any product or raw material as not marketable.
We have put together a dossier giving you the important information about this new regulation and its effects on food and feed producers in Europe.
In addition you can also download a copy of the regulation and the corresponding memo of the EC.
|Genetic ID (Europe) AG – Publication
|Understanding Regulation EC619-2011 low-level presence of GMOs in feed imports v1.01 (PDF)||English||84 KB|
|Article in German Feed Magazine / Kraftfutter on possibilities for feed companies due to EU LLP regulation by Bill Thomson, CEO Genetic ID (Europe) AG||English||744 KB|
|Official EU Documents
|REGULATION (EC) No 619/2011 (PDF)||English||739 KB|
|MEMO/11/451 – Questions and answers on the low level presence (LLP) of GMOs in feed imports (PDF)||English||16 KB|