Animal nutrition with feeds from genetically modified plants

@article{Flachowsky2005AnimalNW,
  title={Animal nutrition with feeds from genetically modified plants},
  author={Gerhard Flachowsky and Andrew L. Chesson and Karen Aulrich},
  journal={Archives of Animal Nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={59},
  pages={1 - 40}
}
Plant breeders have made and will continue to make important contributions toward meeting the need for more and better feed and food. The use of new techniques to modify the genetic makeup of plants to improve their properties has led to a new generation of crops, grains and their by-products for feed. The use of ingredients and products from genetically modified plants (GMP) in animal nutrition properly raises many questions and issues, such as the role of a nutritional assessment of the… 

Prospects for the use of genetically modified crops with improved nutritional properties as feed materials in poultry nutrition

It can be concluded that GM crops with improved nutritional value, enhanced available phosphorus content, an increased concentration of limiting amino acids, or containing genes expressing transgenic enzymes or antimicrobial substances could offer poultry producers considerable benefits.

Animal feeding studies for nutritional and safety assessments of feeds from genetically modified plants: a review

Feed studies with target animals are of special concern for nutritional assessment, and these are considered in more detail in the present paper.

The role of animal feeding trials for the nutritional and safety assessment of feeds from genetically modified plants - present stage and future challenges.

Feeding studies with target animals are of special concern for nutritional assessment and are considered in more detail in the present paper.

Genetically Modified Crops (GMC): Their Safety and Wholesomeness in livestock

It can be suggested that in vivo tests on high producing animals are necessary and sufficient to evaluate the safety and the nutritional value of new GT plants.

Safety and nutritional assessment of GM plants and derived food and feed: the role of animal feeding trials.

  • E. V. HaverLargo N. Palli J. Perry
  • Biology, Medicine
    Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association
  • 2008

Genetically modified plants as fish feed ingredients

This review will present the current state of knowledge regarding GM plants as fish feed ingredients, focusing on fish performance and health as well as the fate of the GM DNA fragments in the fish, identifying limitations of the current work and areas where further research is needed.

Safety of meat, milk, and eggs from animals fed crops derived from modern biotechnology

The review of the currently available data concludes that meat, milk, and eggs produced by farm animals fed biotechnology-derived crops are as wholesome, safe, and nutritious as similar products derived from animals fed conventional crops.

Detection of genetically modified maize and soybean in feed samples.

In this study, 11 kinds of feed obtained from different regions of Turkey were used for genetic analysis based on foreign gene determination, and all samples were found to be transgenic.

EFFECT OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED FEEDS ON FATTENING RESULTS AND TRANSFER OF TRANSGENIC DNA TO SWINE TISSUES

The research was conducted to estimate the effect of feeding pigs with genetically modified soybean meal and maize on fattening results and fate of transgenic DNA in pig tissues and showed the similar nutritive value of both feeds: GM and conventional, as well as no effect of GM components on body weight gain, feed conversion efficiency, and carcass and meat quality.
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 297 REFERENCES

Nutritional and safety assessments of foods and feeds nutritionally improved through biotechnology.

Modern agricultural biotechnology is proving to be a powerful complement to traditional methods to meet global food requirements, and provides access to a broad array of traits that can help meet this need for nutritionally improved cultivars.

Transgenic plants in poultry nutrition

Comparative growth studies made with broiler chicks, particularly sensitive to any change in nutrient supply or the presence of toxic elements in their feed, can be used to screen for any unintended adverse consequence of the recombinant event not detected by compositional analysis.

Genetically modified feeds in animal nutrition 1st communication: Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) corn in poultry, pig and ruminant nutrition

The study presents investigations on the substantial equivalence of the transgenic Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) corn and the corresponding nontransgenic hybrid Cesar and parameters of nutrition physiology such as digestibility and energy content for poultry, pigs and ruminants.

New technology: issues relating to the use of genetically modified crops.

The paper concludes, by providing numerous examples of the potential benefits to the farmer, consumer and the environment, with particular emphasis on the ability of GM technology to increase crop yield, improve food quality and to reduce the environmental impact of agriculture by amongst other things the lower use of less toxic agrochemicals.

Investigations on Genetically Modified Maize (Bt-Maize) in Pig Nutrition: Chemical Composition and Nutritional Evaluation

The chemical composition and digestibility of crude nutrients and energy content were not significantly affected by the genetic modification of maize, and the genetically modified maize can be regarded as substantially equivalent to the parental maize line.

Safety assessment and feeding value for pigs, poultry and ruminant animals of pest protected (Bt) plants and herbicide tolerant (glyphosate, glufosinate)plants: interpretation of experimental results observed worldwide on GM plants

It can be suggested that in vivo tests on high producing animals are necessary and sufficient to evaluate the safety and the nutritional value of new GT plants.

Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews Series B: Livestock Feeds and Feeding Safety issues associated with the DNA in animal feed derived from genetically modified crops. A review of scientific and regulatory procedures

It is in this context, that the development and use of genetically modified (GM) crops could offer considerable potential and be a model for world food production.
...