07.07.2003 |

Codex Alimentarius adopts safety standards on GMOs

The Codex Alimentarius Commission, the UN food standards agency adopted three sets of standards on safety of genetically modified food (GMOs) that support strong regulations for these foods. It appears questionable whether present US GMO safety assessment regulations would satisfy these standards.</p><p><a href="http://news.independent.co.uk/world/environment/story.jsp?story=422089">Independent: UN food body calls for strict new rules on GM crops</a></p><p><a href="http://www.zs-l.de/gmo/downloads/CodexBiotechregulations.pdf">Prepublicaton of the new Codex guidelines on food derived from Biotechnology</a></p><p><a href="http://www.consumersinternational.org/news/display.asp?regionid=135&tag=C&id=261&type=news&cat=465&langid=1">press release from Consumers International</a></p><p><a href="http://www.bio.org/foodag/codex.asp">background page on Codex & GMOs from Biotech-Industry</a></p><p><a href="http://www.nrz.de/nrz/nrz.kultur.volltext.php?id=233481&zulieferer=dpa&kategorie=&catchline=%2Fwissenschaft%2F">dpa: FAO und WHO verordnen Untersuchung von Gen-Produkten</a>

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