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The country of Cameroon is, according to this article, on the path to introduce genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The introduction would be overseen by the Cameroon Academy of Sciences, in collaboration with the National Biosafety Committee, should the Cameroon Cotton Corporation successfully implement...
The World Health Organization (WHO) is conducting a study on the current and future impact of food biotechnology on human health and development. The study was initiated after a resolution passed at the May 2000 World Health Assembly that called on WHO to help member states ensure transparency and establish...
This report is an update to a 1998 report, "Genetically Modified Plants for Food Use" by the British Royal Society. The update discusses the effects of genetically modified (GM) foods on human health and methods for testing GM food safety. The Royal Society advocates for continued research...
In February 2002, the World Health Organization (WHO) began a study of the impacts of genetically modified foods on human health and development. A draft of the study will be released by late 2002. The study, commissioned by WHO's Food Safety Program, will reflect consultations with the Food and...
The EU�s high court, the Court of Justice, has ruled that Italy and other EU governments can temporarily ban genetically modified (GM) foods if they suspect that the foods pose a threat to public health or the environment. The decision was made September 9 in a case between the Italian government...
The World Health Organization (WHO) is conducting a study on the current and future impact of food biotechnology on human health and development. The study was initiated after a resolution passed at the May 2000 World Health Assembly that called on WHO to help member states ensure transparency and establish...
This report discusses several aspects of mycotoxins, which are toxic metabolites produced by fungi. Such toxins can affect crops and can lead to implications for food safety and human disease. The report's publisher states that the publication "provides policymakers and others with the most...
This press release says a new report by Graham Brookes of the U.K.-based PG Economics offers "the first comprehensive quantifiable look" at the impact of genetically modified (GM) insect resistant maize crop production in the EU since 1998 when the first commercial crops were planted in Spain....
This report is an update to a 1998 report, "Genetically Modified Plants for Food Use" by the British Royal Society. The update discusses the effects of genetically modified (GM) foods on human health and methods for testing GM food safety. The Royal Society advocates for continued research...
The EU�s high court, the Court of Justice, has ruled that Italy and other EU governments can temporarily ban genetically modified (GM) foods if they suspect that the foods pose a threat to public health or the environment. The decision was made September 9 in a case between the Italian government...