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All important documents for users and consumers on the subject of "Ohne Gentechnik". Contract and application documents, lists, legal bases, statements, background information, flyers, infographics and much more.

The VLOG Standard and all annexes and revision documents, as well as several other helpful documents and fact sheets, can be found on the following page:

The VLOG Standard

EC Genetic Engineering Implementation Act (EG-Gentechnik-Durchführungsgesetz - EGGenTDurchfG)

EG-Gentechnik-Durchführungsgesetz

REGULATION (EC) Nr. 1830/2003

Concerning traceability and labelling of genetically modified organisms and traceability of food and feed products produced from genetically modified organisms and modification of the guideline 2001/18/EC

VO (EG) Nr. 1830/2003

REGULATION (EC) Nr. 1829/2003

On genetically modified food and feed

VO (EG) Nr. 1829/2003

Requirements for processing aids according to EGGenTDurchfG

Requirements for processing aids that are not food or food ingredients

Rechtliche Stellungnahme der Kanzlei [GGSC] vom 11.01.2017

Requirements for carriers according to EGGenTDurchfG

 For the use of carriers and solvents

Rechtliche Stellungnahme der Kanzlei [GGSC] vom 27.09.2017

Requirements for freeze protection in starter cultures

 On the use of milk powder as freeze protection in starter cultures

Rechtliche Stellungnahme der Kanzlei [GGSC] vom 12.06.2017

Dealing with incorrectly labeled feed

Legal statements GGSC

Lebensmittel ohne Gentechnik: Kennzeichnungsanforderungen bezüglich Futtermittel

Lebensmittel ohne Gentechnik: Zur Fütterungsfrist bei fehlerhafter Futtermittelkennzeichnung

Food without genetic engineering: On the feeding period in the case of incorrect feed labeling

GGSC: Produktspezifikation tierische Erzeugnisse / Futtermittelrohware

ECJ ruling on mutagenesis: Effects on "Ohne Gentechnik" labeling

ECJ ruling on mutagenesis: Effects on “Ohne Gentechnik” labeling

Guideline to the control of GMOs in food

VLOG Explanation of the guideline (in German language)

Guideline for the control of GMOs in food (as of 02 October 2019) (in German language)

Statement by environmental and consumer associations

Environmental and consumer associations expose criticism of "Ohne Gentechnik" labeling as unjustified (in German language)

"Ohne Gentechnik" in food retail

Arguments of VLOG for "Ohne Gentechnik" labeling of private labels (in German language)

Legal and practical problems with the "Ohne Gentechnik" labeling

Key points paper Criteria for the "Ohne Gentechnik" labeling (in German language)

BMEL brochure: Food and genetic engineering - The most important facts

Here you can find a brochure of the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, which informs about the "Ohne GenTechnik" seal (in German langauge)

List of VLOG certified feed companies

List sorted by company name

List sorted by postal code and state

List of feed companies certified according to VLOG recognized standards

List sorted by company name

Guide to the control of GMOs in feed

Guide to the control of GMOs in feed (in German language)

Criteria of the "Ohne Gentechnik" production of feed

Article by Alexander Hissting at the German feed industry magazine "Mühle + Mischfutter" ("Mill + Compound Feed") of 21 April 2016

Thresholds of the claimability - clarification of old questions in the run-up to the claim „Ohne Gentechnik“

Difficulties of "Ohne Gentechnik" labeling (in German language)

VDLUFA method for sampling feed

VDLUFA method for sampling feed (in German language)

VDLUFA concept for the analysis of genetically modified feeds

VDLUFA concept  (in German language)

Study: GM-SOY: Sustainable? Responsible?

The document is available in a full version, but also as a summary.

Summary study

Full study

Brussels Soy Declaration

Brussels Soy Declaration

Product specification animal products / feed raw material

GGSC: Product specification animal products / feed raw material (in German language)