Progrès en génie génétique

Progrès en génie génétique
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ISSN: 2169-0111


The European Union Regulatory Framework on Genetically Modified Organisms and Derived Foods and Feeds

Marianna Schauzu

Many countries have established policies and laws with regard to the introduction of genetically modified organisms into the environment already in the early 1990s. Although these jurisdictions differ, approaches to risk assessment are similar since they are following general principles and guidelines elaborated by international organizations. The European Union’s regulatory framework and the approach to risk assessment of genetically modified organisms and derived food and feed are reviewed in this paper.