Although FDA reports that its evaluation process includes the necessary controls for ensuring the safety data needed, some aspects of its evaluation process could be enhanced by randomly verifying the test data provided and by increasing the transparency of the evaluation process--including communicating more clearly the scientific rationale for the agency's final decision on a GM food
Environmental groups latched on to the report as a sign that scientists are waking up to public concern over GM food
The European Union member nations and NGOs, siding with consumer groups, insisted on the necessity of introducing a GM food
tracking system, while GM food
producing nations including the United States, Canada and South American nations were less inclined to support such a system, saying such food is basically safe.
And we can't trace the allergy source because GM food
is not yet labeled.
In Great Britain, Julia Moore finds that the animus against GM food
can be traced to the crisis surrounding mad cow disease, even though that problem has nothing to do with biotechnology.
The move came as environmental activists urged a mandatory labeling system for all GM food
products as soon as possible.
The purpose of section I was to ascertain whether participants were worried about eating GM food
and also to find out whether they had a basic understanding of what GM food
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori wants the G-8 to declare a view on the safety of GM foods
and feeds, but whether the G-8 countries will be able to do so will depend on a compromise between the United States -- an advocate of GM food
promotion -- and the more cautious European Union (EU).
The Royals appeared to be a family at war after Princess Anne accused "cheeky" opponents of GM food
of simplifying the debate.
Though there is no evidence that GM foods
have harmed a single consumer or the environment, Congress should require the FDA to review--in public--the safety of every GM food
before it is marketed.
In the UK the commotion seemed to have been triggered by the arrival of imported GM food
products and the start of the first GM crop field-trials.
Marketing director Daniel Brohn said the controversy over GM food
and the BSE crisis had led to them marketing the new brand.