Fatal flaws in agbiotech regulatory policies

McHughen, Alan
July 2007
Nature Biotechnology;Jul2007, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p725
Academic Journal
The article offers information about the common flaws in agricultural biotechnology regulatory policies. It is noted that many regulatory regimes assume that the process of transgenesis inherently poses risk. Another misconception is that combining gene from different species is unnatural and risky. Moreover, in the risk assessment phase, politicians and regulators often confuse technical skill with scientific validity.


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