Does the baseline concept provide appropriate tools for decision making?

  title={Does the baseline concept provide appropriate tools for decision making?},
  author={Ralf Wilhelm and J. Schiemann},
  journal={Journal f{\"u}r Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit},
The regulatory framework demands the recording of baseline values to detect GMO effects either prior to the market release of the GMO or in a parallel recording of references. One of the main tasks of General Surveillance is to reveal long-term GMO effects. Variability between varieties, shifts in variety spectra, agricultural practice etc. will cause continuous and long-term changes in ecological characters that are typically influenced by cropping regimes. Moreover, several research data on… CONTINUE READING
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