Feds' approach to genetically modified products criticized

Sibbald, Barbara
March 2001
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/20/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 6, p853
Academic Journal
Discusses the report, 'Elements of Precaution: Recommendations for the Regulations of Food Biotechnology in Canada,' by the Royal Society of Canada to investigate potential risks posed by biotechnology products. How the report criticizes the federal government for its scientifically unjustifiable approach to the regulation of genetically modified (GM) products; Use of substantial equivalence by the government to support its approval of GM products.


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