Codex Alimentarius Austriacus
The legal basis for this service is the Codex Alimentarius Austriacus guideline on the definition of the ”GMO-free production“ of food and its labelling.
Codexrichtlinie Österreich konsolidierte Fassung (in German)
This guideline regulates provisions concerning food products which, through labeling, packaging, advertising or official documentation, create the impression that the food product is free from GMOs (genetically modified organisms) or from products made from or with GMOs. The guideline covers claims such as “made without genetic engineering”, “made without genetically modified ingredients”, “GMO-free”, “non-GMO”, “non-GM”, “not genetically modified” “non-genetically engineered ingredients”, as well as “not fed with genetically modified feeds” or similar claims.