Plants with stacked genetically modified events: to assess or not to assess?

@article{Kok2014PlantsWS,
  title={Plants with stacked genetically modified events: to assess or not to assess?},
  author={Esther Kok and Jan Pedersen and Roberta Onori and Slawomir Sowa and Marianna Schauzu and Adinda de Schrijver and Teemu H Teeri},
  journal={Trends in biotechnology},
  year={2014},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={70-3}
}
The principles for the safety assessment of genetically modified (GM) organisms (GMOs) are harmonised worldwide to a large extent. There are, however, still differences between the European GMO regulations and the GMO regulations as they have been formulated in other parts of the world. One of these differences relates to the so-called 'stacked GM events', that is, GMOs, plants so far, where new traits are combined by conventional crossing of different GM plants. This paper advocates rethinking… CONTINUE READING