EU has authorised genetically modified soybean A2704-12

22.9.2008

<div>European Commission has decided to authorise the placing on the market of products containing, consisting of, or produced from genetically modified soybean A2704-12. </div>

The authorisation concerns foods, food ingredients and feeds containing, consisting of, or produced from A2704-12 soybean and other products for the same uses as any other soybean with the exception of cultivation.

Soybean A2704-12 is assigned the unique identifier ACS-GM005-3, has tolerance to glufosinate ammonium herbicide. The authorisation holder is Bayer CropScience AG. The authorisation is valid for 10 years.

This soybean authorised according to Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 shall be entered in the Community register of genetically modified food and feed.

For additional information
Commission Decision (8.9.2008) 2008/730/EC

Community Register
http://ec.europa.eu/food/dyna/gm_register/index_en.cfm

For more information, please contact:
Senior Officer Raili Laine, Evira, tel. +358 20 77 25207


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