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Genetically Modified Organisms: Imports

Volume 483: debated on Tuesday 18 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for which genetically modified varieties of (a) soya, (b) maize and (c) rapeseed approval has been given for import in the UK for use in animal feed in the form of (i) oil, (ii) meal and (iii) whole grain. (236558)

[holding answer 17 November 2008]: The following list gives the types of GM soya, maize and oilseed rape products that have EU approval for import into the EU for use in animal feed in any form. Details of all approved GM crops are available on the European Commission website.

Soybean

A2704

MON 40-3-2

Maize

GA21

59122

1507xNK603

NK603xMON810

Bt11

NK603

MON810

T25

1507

MON863

MON863xMON810

MON863xNK603

Oilseed rape

Ms8xRf3

GT73

T45