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5 June 2014 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council complementing its advice of 7 December 2012 on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2010/78 (soybean MON87705) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2014_0366)

21 May 2014 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2007/46 and EFSA/GMO/RX/T25 (Maize T25) from Bayer CropScience under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2014_0329)

21 May 2014 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/UK/2007/41 (Cotton MON88913) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2014_0327)

21 May 2014 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2009/64 (Soybean BPS-CV127-9) from BASF Plant Science under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2014_0326)

21 May 2014 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2011/93 (Soybean MON87708) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2014_0325)

14 March 2014 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2007/45 (Soybean 305423) from Pioneer under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2014_0142)

14 March 2014 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2011/97 (Cotton T304-40) from Bayer CropScience under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2014_0141)

02 October 2013 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the notification B/BE/13/V1 of VIB for deliberate release in the environment of genetically modified poplars with altered wood composition (English - ref. BAC_2013_0580)

16 April 2013 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2010/87 (olseed rape GT73) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2013_0251)

25 March 2013 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2009/70 (maize MON87460) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2013_0194)

25 January 2013 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2012/107 (maize MON810 pollen) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2013_0023)

23 January 2013 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the notification B/BE/12/BVW2 (Recombinant Adeno Associated Virus for treatment of heart failure) of the company Celladon for deliberate release in the environment of genetically modified organisms other than higher plants for research and development (English - ref. BAC_2013_0041)

7 December 2012 : Evaluation of the environmental risk assessment of application EFSA/GMO/BE/2011/90 (maize line MON89034) submitted by Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 - Final evaluation report of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council (English - ref. BAC_2012_1018)

7 December 2012 : Evaluation of the environmental risk assessment of application EFSA/GMO/BE/2009/71 (maize line MON89034 x MON88017 ) submitted by Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 - Final evaluation report of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council (English - ref. BAC_2012_1017)

7 December 2012 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/BE/2010/81 (oilseed rape MS8, Rf3 and MS8 x Rf3) from Bayer CropScience under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2012_1010)

7 December 2012 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2010/78 (soybean MON87705) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2012_1009)

19 October 2012 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the article by Séralini et al., 2012 on toxicity of GM maize NK603 (English - ref. BAC_2012_0898)

3 October 2012 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2005/24 (soybean 40-3-2) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2012_0850)

14 September 2012 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the applications EFSA/GMO/UK/2005/09 and EFSA/GMO/RX-MON531 x MON1445 (cotton line MON531 x MON1445) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2012_0831)

11 September 2012 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the notification B/BE/12/BVW1 (Recombinant lentiviruses for therapeutic vaccination against HIV) of the company Theravectys for deliberate release in the environment of genetically modified organisms other than higher plants for research and development (English - ref. BAC_2012_0807)

29 August 2012 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/DE/2010/82 (maize line MIR162) from Syngenta under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2012_0785)

7 August 2012 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the notification B/BE/11/BVW2 (Recombinant Vaccinia virus and Fowlpox virus expressing PSA and immunological costimulatory molecules) of the company BN ImmunoTherapeutics for deliberate release in the environment of genetically modified organisms other than higher plants for research and development (English - ref. BAC_2012_0721)

27 April 2012 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2009/73 (soybean line MON87701 x MON89788 ) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2012_0444)

16 April 2012 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the notification B/BE/11/V3 (Recombinant Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae HP-3276 strain for vaccination of pigs) of the company Hipra Laboratorios for deliberate release in the environment of genetically modified organisms other than higher plants for research and development (English - ref. BAC_2012_0382)

16 March 2012 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/CZ/2008/54 (maize line MON 88017) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2012_0331)

16 March 2012 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the notification B/BE/11/V4 of VIB for deliberate release in the environment of genetically modified maize with altered growth characteristics (English - ref. BAC_2012_0313)

10 Februari 2012 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/RX-MON1445 (cotton MON144) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC-2012-0217)

10 Februari 2012 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/UK/2008/60 (maize GA21) from Syngenta under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC-2012-0216)

16 December 2011 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/RX-MON531 (cotton MON531) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC-2012-0034)

30 September 2011 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the notification B/BE/11/BVW1 (Recombinant Vaccinia virus with the gene of the MUC1 antigen and the gene of the human interleukin 2) of the company Transgene for deliberate release in the environment of genetically modified organisms other than higher plants for research and development (English - ref. BAC_2011_0906)

23 September 2011 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/BE/2010/79 (soybean MON87701) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC-2011-0898)

23 September 2011 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/UK/2007/43 (soybean 356043) from Pioneer under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC-2011-0897)

18 August 2011 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/RX-40-3-2 (soybean 40-3-2) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC-2011-0745)

16 June 2011 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2008/52 (soybean A5547-127) from Bayer CropScience under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC-2011-553)

10 February 2011 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the notification B/BE/10/V2 of BASF for the release into the environment of potato lines with improved resistance to Phytophtora infestans, 2011 and 2012 (English - ref. BAC_2011_0117)

10 February 2011 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the notification B/BE/10/V1 of the University of Ghent for a two year field trial of genetically modified potatoes that are less susceptible to late blight (English - ref. BAC_2011_0116)

17 December 2010 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2009/65 (maize MON89034 x 1507 x NK603) from Dow AgroSciences and Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2010_1160)

17 December 2010 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/CZ/2008/62 (maize MON89034 x 1507 x MON88017 x 59122) from Dow AgroSciences and Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2010_1159)

05 October 2010 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/UK/2008/56 (maize Bt11 x MIR604 x GA21) from Syngenta under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2010_0958)

05 October 2010 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/UK/2007/50 (maize Bt11 x MIR604) from Syngenta under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2010_0956)

05 October 2010 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/UK/2007/48 (maize MIR604 x GA21) from Syngenta under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2010_0952)

28 September 2010 : Evaluation of the environmental risk assessment of application EFSA/GMO/CZ/2008/54 (maize line MON 88017) submitted under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 - Final evaluation report of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council (English - ref. BAC_2010_0928)

18 June 2010 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/RX-MON863 (maize MON863) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2010_0531)

07 May 2010 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2007/39 (maize MON89034 x MON88017) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2010_0371)

12 February 2010 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/RX-GT73 (oilseed rape GT73) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2010_0158)

11 December 2009 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/RX-MS8-RF3 (oilseed rape MS8-RF3) from Bayer BioScience under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2009_01570)

17 November 2009 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/RX-MON810 (Maize MON810) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2009_01510)

06 November 2009 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/UK/2007/49 (Maize Bt11 x GA21) from Syngenta under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2009_01493)

06 November 2009 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2007/38 (Maize MON89034 x NK603) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2009_01492)

06 November 2009 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/CZ/2006/33 (MON88017 x MON810) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2009_01491)

02 October 2009 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/RX-1507 (Maize 1507) from Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc./ Mycogen Seeds under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2009_01368)

02 October 2009 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the applications EFSA/GMO/NL/2005/22 and EFSA/GMO/RX-NK603 (Maize NK603) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2009_01367)

02 October 2009 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2005/15 (Maize 1507 x 59122) from Mycogen Seeds under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2009_01366)

02 October 2009 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/UK/2005/11 (Maize MIR604) from Syngenta under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2009_01365)

09 September 2009 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the notification B/BE/09/BVW1 (Recombinant Vaccinia virus with the E6 and E7 genes from HPV and the gene of the human interleukin 2) of the company Roche for deliberate release in the environment of genetically modified organisms other than higher plants for research and development (English - ref. BAC_2009_01261)

13 July 2009 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/CZ/2005/27 (Maize MON88017) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2009_01045)

15 June 2009 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/UK/2005/21 (Maize 59122 x 1507 x NK603) from Pioneer Hi-Bred under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2009_966)

21 April 2009 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2008/51 (Cotton GHB614) from Bayer CropScience under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2009_924)

24 March 2009 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the revised molecular characterisation of RF3 oilseed rape submitted by Bayer CropScience under Article 5 of Directive 2001/18/EC (English - ref. BAC_2009_914)

17 March 2009 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/RX-Bt11 (maize Bt11) from Syngenta under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2009_904)

12 February 2009 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the notification B/BE/08/BVW1 (Recombinant bovine Parainfluenza virus with genes of human Parainfluenza virus and Respiratory syncitial virus) of the company MedImmune for deliberate release in the environment of genetically modified organisms other than higher plants for research and development (English - ref. BAC_2009_889) - Adendum to this advice on 18 June 2009 (English - ref. BAC_2009_969)

03 February 2009 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council concerning a research protocol on environmental risk proposed by the VIB in the context of a previous request for field trial with GM grey poplars. (English - ref. BAC_2009_879)

03 February 2009 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2007/37 (Maize MON89034) from Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2009_880)
(other information concerning this application is available from the EFSAWeb)

29 January 2009 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/UK/2005/20 (Maize 59122 x NK603) from Pioneer Hi-Bred under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2009_881)
(other information concerning this application is available from the EFSAWeb)

26 September 2008 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2006/36 (Soybean MON89788) of Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2008_813)
(other information concerning this application is available from the EFSAWeb)

05 May 2008 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/UK/2005/25 and EFSA/GMO/RX-T45 (T45 oilseed rape) of Bayer CropScience under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2008_727)
(other information concerning this application is available from the EFSAWeb)

25 April 2008 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the notification B/BE/07/V2 of the VIB, Flanders Institute for Biotechnology, for deliberate release in the environment of genetically modified poplars with an altered wood composition for research and development (English - ref. BAC_2008_733)

11 April 2008 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/UK/2004/04 (LLRICE62) of Bayer CropScience under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2008_719)
(other information concerning this application is available from the EFSAWeb)

19 March 2008 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2005/18 (Soybeen A2704-12) of Bayer CropScience under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2008_685)
(other information concerning this application is available from the EFSAWeb)

07 March 2008 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the notification B/BE/07/BVW3 (Recombinant Vaccinia virus with gene of Hepatitis B virus) of the company GENimmune for deliberate release in the environment of genetically modified organisms other than higher plants for research and development (English - ref. BAC_2008_SC_673)

18 January 2008 : Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the notification B/BE/07/BVW1 (Recombinant Lactococcus lactis expressing hIL-10) of the company Actogenix for deliberate release in the environment of genetically modified organisms other than higher plants for research and development (English - ref. BAC_2008_SC_634)

07 December 2007: Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the applications EFSA/GMO/UK/2005/19 and EFSA/GMO/RX/GA21 (Maize GA21) of Syngenta under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2007_SC_614)
(other information concerning this application is available from the EFSAWeb)

21 June 2007: Revised advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/UK/2004/08 (H7-1 Roundup Ready Sugar Beet) of the company KWS SAAT AG / Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2007_SC_544)
(other information concerning this application is available from the EFSAWeb)

14 June 2007: Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2005/12 (Maize 59122) of Pioneer Hi-Bred/Mycogen Seeds under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2007_SC_536)
(other information concerning this application is available from the EFSAWeb)

13 June 2007: Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the use of "Targeted Gene Repair" as a strategy to develop novel organisms (English - ref. BAC_2007_SC_529)

12 March 2007: Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/UK/2004/08 (H7-1 Roundup Ready Sugar Beet)of the company KWS SAAT AG / Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2007_SC_460)
(other information concerning this application is available from the EFSAWeb)

12 March 2007: Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/NL/2005/13 (LLCotton25) of the company Bayer CropScience under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2007_SC_461)
(other information concerning this application is available from the EFSAWeb)

19 June 2006: Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/UK/2004/05 (maize 1507 x NK603) of the company Pioneer Hi-Bred and Mycogen Seeds under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2006_SC_392)
(other information concerning this application is available from the EFSAWeb)

15 May 2006: Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the procedures followed by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for the scientific evaluation and the risk assessment of genetically modified organisms (GMO) for food and feed use and on the European decision rules pertaining to the marketing authorisations given to these GMOs (English - ref. BAC_2006_SC_375)

1 February 2006: Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/UK/2004/06 (Maize MON863 x NK603) of Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2006_SC_308)
(other information concerning this application is available from the EFSAWeb)

1 February 2006: Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Advisory Council on the application EFSA/GMO/BE/2004/07 (Maize MON863 x MON810 x NK603) of Monsanto under Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (English - ref. BAC_2006_SC_309)
(other information concerning this application is available from the EFSAWeb)

15 July 2005: Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Council on the notification B/BE/04/BV1 of the company Pfizer-Animal Health for deliberate release in the environment of genetically modified organisms other than higher plants for research and development (English - ref. BAC_2005_SC_263)
(other information concerning this notification is available from the Belgian Biosafety Server)

23 September 2004: Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Council on the reply of Syngenta of 28 July on the advice of the Biosafety Advisory Council of April 1, 2004 concerning the application Bt11 sweet maize under Regulation (EC) No. 258/97 (English - ref. BAC_2004_SC_165)
(other information concerning this application is available from the Belgian Biosafety Server)

5 July 2004: Advice of the Belgian Biosafety Council in response to the letter of 4 June 2004 of the notifier following the authorisation delivered for notification B/BE/03/B3 of the company Transgene for deliberate release in the environment of genetically modified organisms other than higher plants for research and development (English - ref. BAC_2004_SC_147)
(other information concerning this notification is available from the Belgian Biosafety Server)

1 April 2004: Advice of the Biosafety Advisory Council on the application Bt11 sweet maize under Regulation (EC) No. 258/97 (English - ref. BAC_2004_SC_116)
(other information concerning this application is available from the Belgian Biosafety Server )

26 March 2004: Advice of the Biosafety Advisory Council on the notification B/BE/03/B3 (transgenic Adenovirus - Transgène) for deliberate release in the environment of genetically modified organisms other than higher plants for research and development (Part B of Directive 2001/18/EC) (English - ref. BAC_2004_SC_112)
(other information concerning this notification is available from the Belgian Biosafety Server)

26 Jan. 2004: Advice of the Biosafety Advisory Council on the notification C/BE/96/01 (transgenic oilseed rape - Bayer CropScience) under Article 35 of Directive 2001/18/EC (English - ref. BAC_2004_SC_084)
(other information concerning this application is available from the Belgian Biosafety Server)

26 Jan. 2004: Advice of the Biosafety Advisory Council on the British report "On the rationale and interpretation of the Farm-Scale Evaluation (FSE) of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant (GMHT) crops" (English - ref. BAC_2004_SC_087)
(other information concerning this report is available from the Belgian Biosafety Server)

 




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