From: 23/04/2008 until: 24/04/2008
Workshop on sampling for GMO traceability in the agri-food and feed chain
This two-day workshop aims at addressingÂ the issue of the appropriate and effective sampling for GMOs analysis in terms of description of the current state of knowledge, existing gaps, preliminary Co-Extra results and future recommendations under the âfit for purposeâ approach.
The key focus of the meeting will be on:
giving an overview of sampling strategies actually in place in the EU;
illustrating sampling activities and first outcomes of the Co-Extra project;
identifying needs and difficulties usually experienced during sampling by stakeholders for compliance to GMOs labeling and traceability at the most representative levels ofÂ the supply chain;
learning from Competent Authorities about sampling procedures actually in place for GMO official control.
Location: National Institute of Health (ISS) RomeâItaly