Codex guidelines for GM foods include the analysis of unintended effects

@article{Haslberger2003CodexGF,
  title={Codex guidelines for GM foods include the analysis of unintended effects},
  author={Alexander G. Haslberger},
  journal={Nature Biotechnology},
  year={2003},
  volume={21},
  pages={739-741}
}
  • A. Haslberger
  • Published 1 July 2003
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Nature Biotechnology
I n response to the increased delivery of genetically modified (GM) foods to international markets, the Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Food Derived from Biotechnology of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (Rome) agreed in March on principles for the human health risk analysis of GM foods 1. These principles dictate a case-by-case premarket assessment that includes an evaluation of both direct and unintended effects. They state that safety assessment of GM foods needs to investigate… 
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