Andrew Bartholomaeus

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In January 2014, an international meeting sponsored by the International Life Sciences Institute/Health and Environmental Sciences Institute and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency titled “Genetic Basis of Unintended Effects in Modified Plants” was held in Ottawa, Canada, bringing together over 75 scientists from academia, government, and the agro-biotech(More)
A recent paper published in the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology presents the results of a long-term toxicity study related to a widely-used commercial herbicide (Roundup™) and a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified variety of maize, concluding that both the herbicide and the maize varieties are toxic. Here we discuss the many errors and inaccuracies(More)
An international meeting of genetically modified (GM) food safety assessors from the main importing and exporting countries from Asia and the Americas was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, between June 26(th) and 28(th), 2013. Participants shared their evaluation approaches, identified similarities and challenges, and used their experience to propose areas(More)
There is disagreement internationally across major regulatory jurisdictions on the relevance and utility of whole food (WF) toxicity studies on GM crops, with no harmonization of data or regulatory requirements. The scientific value, and therefore animal ethics, of WF studies on GM crops is a matter addressable from the wealth of data available on(More)
la surveillance continue des risques liés aux nanotechnologies menée dans ces deux pays dans le secteur alimentaire. 1. Définir une cible réglementaire pour les nanotechnologies dans le secteur alimentaire Les nanotechnologies englobent un éventail de technologies, de sciences, de processus, de matériaux et d'applications comportant la manipulation de(More)
Int. food risk anal. 1. Introduction En plus des macronutriments et des oligoéléments essentiels à la vie, les aliments contiennent un vaste éventail d'autres substances chimiques. Ainsi, outre des substances chimiques d'origine naturelle, les aliments destinés à la consommation humaine contiennent des substances chimiques qui y sont ajoutées délibérément.(More)
© 2011 Hayder et al.; licensee InTech. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Abstract There is ongoing interest in the(More)
Introduction: The World Health Organisation recognizes confusing drug names as one of the most common causes of medication errors. Other factors include spelling, phonetic, or packaging similarities. Case presentation: We presented a case report of an inadvertent administration of a non-ocular pharmaceutical product (Novasone ® lotion) into the eye of an(More)
© 2011 Fletcher and Bartholomaeus; licensee InTech. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Abstract Nanotechnologies have the(More)
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