Environmental risk assessment of genetically modified plants-concepts and controversies

@inproceedings{Hilbeck2011EnvironmentalRA,
  title={Environmental risk assessment of genetically modified plants-concepts and controversies},
  author={Angelika Hilbeck and Matthias Meier and J{\"o}rg R{\"o}mbke and Stephan J{\"a}nsch and Hanka Teichmann and Beatrix Tappeser},
  year={2011}
}
Background and purpose: In Europe, the EU Directive 2001/18/EC lays out the main provisions of environmental risk assessment (ERA) of genetically modified (GM) organisms that are interpreted very differently by different stakeholders. The purpose of this paper is to: (a) describe the current implementation of ERA of GM plants in the EU and its scientific shortcomings, (b) present an improved ERA concept through the integration of a previously developed selection procedure for identification of… CONTINUE READING