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Publisher Description

Assists policymakers in evaluating the appropriate scientific methods for detecting unintended changes in food and assessing the potential for adverse health effects from genetically modified products. In this book, the committee recommended that greater scrutiny should be given to foods containing new compounds or unusual amounts of naturally occurring substances, regardless of the method used to create them.

The book offers a framework to guide federal agencies in selecting the route of safety assessment. It identifies and recommends several pre- and post-market approaches to guide the assessment of unintended compositional changes that could result from genetically modified foods and research avenues to fill the knowledge gaps.

GENRE
Science & Nature
RELEASED
2004
8 July
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
256
Pages
PUBLISHER
National Academies Press
SELLER
National Academy of Sciences
SIZE
1.8
MB