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Guidance on genetically modified organisms

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), in conjunction with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Scottish Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Department (SEERAD) has prepared the Compendium of Guidance in consultation with the Scientific Advisory Committee for Genetic Modification (Contained Use) (SACGM). SACGM provides technical and scientific advice to the UK Competent Authorities on all aspects of the risks posed to human health and the environment regarding contained use activities with genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

Find out more about this guidance