Making sure GM food is safe to eat
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"Making sure GM food is safe to eat"

Written by: Food Standards Agency

Coverage: Public Information

Summary: A document by the UK Food Standards Agency outlining the scientific concerns of GM foods including the concern about the transfer of antibiotic resistance from marker genes to bacteria.

Published by: Food Standards Agency

Level of Evidence: Unspecified

Date of Publication: 14/02/2003
Date of Posting: 05/04/2004
Date of next Review: 05/04/2006

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Source: Food Standards Agency

Format: HTML

Publication Type: Factsheet

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MeSH keywords: Crops Agricultural; Antibiotics; Drug Resistance, Microbial; Drug Resistance, Bacterial; Food, Genetically Modified

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