Health for humans, animals & plants

Genetically modified food - Corn and corn products

Final Report of Priority Action A-914-19

The aim of the focus action was to check the Austrian market for the presence of genetically modified maize and maize products.

54 samples from all over Austria were examined:

  • No sample was objected to

The cultivation of genetically modified maize and the placing on the market of foods derived from it are only possible in the EU on the basis of an authorization. The use of approved genetically modified maize in food production must be declared. For non-approved genetically modified foods, zero tolerance applies throughout the EU.

Last updated: 18.07.2022

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