TITLE

Fatal flaws in agbiotech regulatory policies

AUTHOR(S)
McHughen, Alan
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Nature Biotechnology;Jul2007, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p725
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
25681894

 

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