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Authorisation: import of various genetically modified maizes

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Summary

The European Union has approved foods, food ingredients, and feed that contain, consist of, or are produced from various genetically modified (GM) maize varieties to be placed on the EU market. They are MON 89034 × 1507 × MIR162 × NK603 × DAS-40278-9 and nine sub-combinations; MON 87419; and MIR162. These approvals do not allow cultivation of these GM maize varieties within the EU.