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European Communities Committee Publications

European Communities - Second Report

Here you can browse the report which was ordered by the House of Lords to be printed 15 December 1998.


CONTENTS
PART 1: INTRODUCTION

PART 2: BACKGROUND
What is genetic modification?
Genetic modification and traditional breeding
Key events
History of regulation
Regulation at present
Principles of regulation
Principles of risk assessment and risk management
Differences between the US and EC regulatory approaches
International requirements for the movement of GMOs between countries
The proposed revision of the deliberate release Directive, 90/220/EEC

PART 3: VIEWS OF WITNESSES AND OPINION OF THE COMMITTEE
Potential benefits and risks
Benefits
Risks
Risk management and safety
GM food
Further public concern
Regulation
Competitiveness

PART 4: SUMMARY OF CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

APPENDIX 1 - Membership of Sub-Committee D

APPENDIX 2 - List of Witnesses

APPENDIX 3 - Glossary

APPENDIX 4 - Tables and figures

MINUTES OF EVIDENCE (PUBLISHED AS VOLUME II)

WRITTEN EVIDENCE


 
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