Safety of Genetically Engineered Foods

Safety of Genetically Engineered Foods

Approaches to Assessing Unintended Health Effects

eBook - 2004
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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.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. :, National Academies Press,, 2004.
ISBN: 0309531942
9780309531948
0309092094
9780309092098
Branch Call Number: eBook EBSCOhost
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 235 pages) : illustrations.
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