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The European GMO reference database

EUginius (EUropean GMO INItiative for a Unified database System) is an initiative of BVL - the Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (Berlin, DE) and RIKILT Wageningen UR (Wageningen, NL). In order to support competent authorities, and private users, who seek accurate information on GMOs, EUginius is intended to be the European GMO reference database.

EUginius provides accurate information of major and relevant issues regarding the presence, detection and identification of GMOs:
- with a focus on the situation in the European Union
- as well as world-wide coverage


Free-text search

Here you can perform any free-text keyword search on GMOs and literature. Use * as wildcard if necessary. Results will initially be ranked on relevance. Please also notice the advanced search options which are available below the respective search buttons for both GMOs and literature.


About the partners

  • The Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety (BVL) fulfils many tasks in the area of food safety. more...
  • RIKILT Wageningen UR is an independent research institute in the area of the safety and wholesomeness of food. more...