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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.

Overview of licensee and members (12 May 2022)


Application and fee schedule for seal use and membership

"Ohne GenTechnik" seal (food)

Application for the use of the "Ohne GenTechnik“ seal (writeable) (04 December 2020)

List of products to be labelled (23 November 2021)

Licence fee schedule (01 January 2021)

"VLOG geprüft" seal (feed)

Application for use of the "VLOG geprüft" seal (writeable) (04 December 2020)

Fee schedule (01 April 2022)

Membership

VLOG membership application (28 July 2021)

Fee schedule VLOG membership (01 January 2021)

VLOG Articles of Association (15 June 2021)


SEPA Direct Debit Mandate

SEPA Direct Debit Mandate VLOG


Printing templates "Ohne GenTechnik" seal


Seal use "Ohne GenTechnik" outside of Germany

Use of the "Ohne GenTechnik" seal outside of Germany: legal provisions and translated seal versions (28 February 2022) (in German)


Use of the seal in out-of-home catering

Criteria for the use of "Ohne GenTechnik" seal in out-of-home catering (December 2011) (in German)


Turnover Queries

Turnover query OG seal final (last year)

Turnover query OG seal forecast (current year)

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)

EC Genetic Engineering Implementation Act (in German language)

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

Regulation (EC) No. 1830/2003 (in German language)

REGULATION (EC) Nr. 1829/2003

On genetically modified food and feed

Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 (in German language)

Requirements for processing aids according to EGGenTDurchfG

Requirements for processing aids that are not food or food ingredients

Legal statement of the law office [GGSC] dated 11 January 2017 (in German language)

Requirements for carriers according to EGGenTDurchfG

 For the use of carriers and solvents

Legal statement of the law office [GGSC] dated 27 September 2017 (in German language)

Requirements for freeze protection in starter cultures

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

Legal statement of the law office [GGSC] dated 12 June 2017 (in German language)

Dealing with incorrectly labeled feed

Legal statements GGSC

Food without genetic engineering: labeling requirements with regard to animal feed (in German language)

Food without genetic engineering: feeding period in case of incorrect feed labeling (in German language)

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

GGSC: product specification animal products / feed raw materials (in German language)

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 (in German language)

Statement by environmental and consumer associations

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

"Ohne Gentechnik" in food retail

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

Legal and practical problems with the "Ohne Gentechnik" labelling

Key points paper criteria for the "Ohne Gentechnik" labelling (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 recognised standards

List sorted by company name

Guide to the control of GMOs in feed

BVL-Guideline for monitoring GMOs in feed

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" labelling (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 of the study

The complete 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)