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Genetically Modified Crops: Assessing Safety

Edited By: Keith T Atherton

256 pages, Figs, tabs

Taylor & Francis

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #143174 | ISBN: 0748409130
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Sets out the key advances made in agrobiochemical technology and the safety evaluation strategies being employed to protect the consumer.


The Regulatory and Science-Based Safety Evaluation of Genetically Modified Food Crops - A USA Perspective. The Regulatory Requirements for Novel Foods - A European Perspective. The Concept of Substantial Equivalence: An Overview. Strategies for Analyzing Unintended Effects in Transgenic Food Crops. Allergenicity of Foods Produced by Genetic Modification. Biosafety of Marker Genes - The Possibility of DNA Transfer from Genetically Modified Organisms to the Human Gut Microflora. Case Study: Canola Tolerant to Roundup Herbicide - An Assessment of its Substantial Equivalence Compared to Nonmodified Canola. Case Study: Bt Crops - A Novel Mode of Insect Control. Case Study: Recombinant Baculoviruses as Microbial Pesticidal Agents. Case Study: Virus Resistant Crops.

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