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Genetically Modified Foodstuffs


Aug 29, 2022

The Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO) published changes to Annex 3 of the Ordinance on Genetically Modified Foodstuffs (GMFO). The modification concerns annex 3 of the GMFO. This annex contains a list of GMO products that may be put on the Swiss market without a specific authorisation by the Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office. There will be 20 new entries into that list:

1,4 alpha-D-glucane glucanohydrolase (EC, 1,4 alpha-D-glucane glucanohydrolase (EC, Asparaginase (EC, Three types of Bêtagalactosidase (EC, Carboxypeptidase D (EC, Chymonsine (EC, Endo-1,4 alpha-xynalase (EC, Glucane 1,4-alpha-glucosidase (EC, Four types of Glucane 1,4-alpha-maltohydrolase (EC, Glutaminase (EC, Leucyl-aminopeptidase (EC, Peroxidase (EC, Pullulanase (EC, Subtilisine (EC, Triacylglycérol lipase (EC

Proposed date of adoption: 25 October 2022

Proposed date of entry into force: 1 November 2022


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