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The presentation is intended to provide a general overview on the regulatory framework for GM0s in Europe and to present how the Joint Research Centre is involved in the technical aspects of the implementation.

Specific topics:
�Organization of Biotechnology in Europe, role of the different Directorates and of the JRC.
�Directive 90/220/EEC regulating the deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms with reference to Italian laws/regulations implementing this Directive.
� Procedure for small scale field trials (90/220/EEC Part B)
� Procedure for commercial authorization to the utilization of GM0s (90/220/EEC
Part C)
�Implementation of Regulation (EC) No 258/97 concerning Novel foods and Novel Food Ingredients and overview of available detection methods for GM0s.
�Detection methods for GM0s.
�Validation of analytical methods l methods

Additional information

Authors: QUERCI M, IHCP Institute-Unit J02 'Food products and consumer goods';VAN DEN EEDE G, IHCP Institute-Unit J02 'Food products and consumer goods';EYQUEM F, IHCP Institute-Unit J02 'Food products and consumer goods';ANKLAM E, IHCP Institute-Unit J02 'Food products and consumer goods'
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: Impiego di Organismi Geneticamente Modificati nel settore Agroalimentare: Aspetti Tecnico-Scientifici e Normative Internazionali, Teramo (IT), 11 May 2000
Availability: European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre, Institute for Health and Consumer Protection, Food Products and Consumer Goods Unit I-21020 Ispra
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