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Genetically Modified Food Sources reports detailed results of studies on the medical and biological safety of 14 species of genetically modified plant-derived organisms (GMOs). The authors focus on issues in GMO production and world output, specifically the basic legislative regulations of modern biotechnology in the Russian Federation. Also covered are international approaches to the medical and biological assessment of safety and control of the food produced from genetically modified organisms. A special chapter is devoted to the problem of informational coverage of novel biological technologies.
Previously available only in a 2007 Russian-language edition published by the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, this English translation has been completely revised and updated to include the latest developments in regulations and human and animal safety assessment practices.
The book is addressed to a wide community of specialists working in the fields of food science, plant genetics, and food safety as well as medicine and biology. Students and postgraduates focusing on the problems of modern biotechnology and biological safety will find it a valuable guide to these topics.
- Specific assessments of 14 species of genetically modified plant-derived organisms used for food supply
- Addresses the safety assessment requirements to ensure consumer health
- International coverage provides comparative insights into regulation development and application
Plant scientists studying genetically modified crops; agricultural engineers; agronomists; researchers; food scientists; food safety professionals; industrialists; lawyers; students; regulators
Chapter 1. Fundamental Concepts of Development of Genetically Engineered Plants
Chapter 2. World Production of Genetically Engineered Crops
Chapter 3. Legislation and Regulation of Production and Sales of Food Derived From Genetically Modified Plants in the Russian Federation
Chapter 4. Principles of Human Health Safety Assessment of Genetically Modified Plants Used in the Russian Federation
4.1 Human Health Safety Assessment
4.2 Evaluation of Data Provided by Applicant
4.3 Novel Approaches to Safety Assessment
Chapter 5. Human and Animal Health Safety Assessment of Genetically Modified Plants
Subchapter 5.1 Soybean
Subchapter 5.2 Maize
Subchapter 5.3 Rice
Subchapter 5.4 Potato
Chapter 6. Control System of Food Products Derived from Genetically Modified Organisms of Plant Origin
6.1 Control of Food Products Containing Genetically Modified Ingredients
6.2 Methods to Control Food Products Containing Genetically Modified Ingredients
Chapter 7. Monitoring of Food Products Derived from Genetically Modified Organisms of Plant Origin in the Russian Federation
Chapter 8. Information Service for the Use of Novel Biotechnologies in the Food Industry
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- © Academic Press 2013
- 30th May 2013
- Academic Press
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Institute of Nutrition RAMS, Moscow, Russia
"Description of the current regulations for plant biotechnology in Russia, together with the results of the safety assessment and monitoring of the food produced from GM plants makes this book a valuable source of information."--FST Magazine, November 2013
"The description of the current standards for biotechnology plant in Russia , next the results of assessments safety and control food produced with GM makes the text a useful source of information."--Industrie Alimentari (Food Industry), September 2013
"Researchers from the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow State University, and other Russian institutions report detailed raw data and conclusions of studies on human food and animal feed safety assessment of 15 lines of genetically modified plants…Students, researchers, regulators, and practitioners in food and feed safety should appreciate the information."--Reference and Research Book News, August 2013
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