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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


Available at: http://www.foodstandards.gov.uk/gmdebate/aboutgm/gm_safety


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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