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FAO GM Foods Platform

The 36th Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission takes place in Rome, Italy on 1-5 July 2013. Documents prepared for this meeting include a 2-page Information Paper (CAC/36/INF/8) about the FAO GM Foods Platform (http://fao.org/gm-platform), which is a new online platform to share information on safety assessment of foods derived from recombinant-DNA plants authorized in accordance with the Codex Guideline entitled “Guideline for the conduct of food safety assessment of foods derived from recombinant-DNA plants” (Guideline CAC/GL 45-2003, annex III adopted in 2008). See ftp://ftp.fao.org/codex/meetings/cac/cac36/if36_08e.pdf or contact Masami.Takeuchi@fao.org for more information. The Joint FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission is an intergovernmental body which sets international food safety and quality standards to promote safer and more nutritious food for consumers worldwide.

15/06/2013
Agricultural Biotechnologies in Developing Countries (ABDC-10) Conference