Agricultural Biotechnologies
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GM foodstuffs
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has recently published "Considerations for the safety assessment of animal feedstuffs derived from genetically modified plants". This 46-page document "addresses considerations in the safety assessment of GM foodstuffs, including the fate of DNA and protein in animal feeding, animal feeding studies, and future GM feedstuffs. As well, there is background material on the various organisms and traits constituting GM plants used as animal feeds". It is number 9 in the Series on the Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds. See the document or contact ehscont@oecd.org to request the publication.
02/09/2003
Agricultural Biotechnologies in Developing Countries (ABDC-10) Conference