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How GM foods are tested for safety and regulated

“Monsanto should not have to vouchsafe the safety of biotech food. Our interest is in selling as much of it as possible. Assuring its safety is the FDA’s job.”
– Philip Angell, Monsanto’s director of corporate communications1 (the FDA is
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By |October 29th, 2012|GMO safety|0 Comments

Europe: European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

 “It is not foreseen that EFSA carry out such applicant to demonstrate the safety of the GM product in question.”
– European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) (more…)

By |October 28th, 2012|GMO safety|0 Comments

USA: Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

“One thing that surprised us is that US regulators rely almost exclusively on information provided by the biotech crop developer, and those data are not published in journals or subjected to peer review… The picture that emerges from our
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By |October 28th, 2012|GMO safety|1 Comment
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    Australia/New Zealand: Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)

Australia/New Zealand: Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)

So far there have been more than 50 GM food applications in Australia. All have been approved.
-FSANZ, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (more…)

By |October 26th, 2012|GMO safety|0 Comments