Genetically modified foods face rigorous safety evaluation

@article{Gasson1999GeneticallyMF,
  title={Genetically modified foods face rigorous safety evaluation},
  author={Michael John Gasson},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1999},
  volume={402},
  pages={229-229}
}
  • M. Gasson
  • Published 18 November 1999
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Nature

Beyond Substantial Equivalence: Ethical Equivalence

The concept of substantial equivalence,introduced for the risk assessment of geneticallymodified (GM) food, is a reducing concept because itignores the context in which these products have

Seeking clarity in the debate over the safety of GM foods

It would be sensible (and politically appropriate!) to refer to GM crops generated using modern biotechnology as ‘new GM crops’, as distinct from the ‘old GM’ of traditional breeding technologies.

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Beyond ‘substantial equivalence’

Showing that a genetically modified food is chemically similar to its natural counterpart is not adequate evidence that it is safe for human consumption.