John Fagan

The European Union’s new regulations on labeling and traceability of genetically modified food and feed became effective in October 2003. EC 1829/2003 and EC 1830/2003 will be fully enforced starting in April 2004, now that the EC has announced its system of unique identifiers for genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

Whether you see the regulations—which can be viewed online at — as a trade barrier, an attempt to placate overly worried EU consumers, or the result of a governm…

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