Latest Documents

  • 1-February-2013


    Consensus document on composition of new soybean varieties: food and feed nutrients, anti-nutrients, toxicants and allergens

    This revised document supplies basic information (compositional considerations, key constituents), useful in risk/safety assessment of food and feed using new varieties of soybean (Glycine max.). This updated publication replaces the original issue of 2001.

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  • 31-January-2013


    Consensus document on the biology of the Brassica crops

    This Biosafety Document is intended to supply basic information (biology mainly), useful in environmental risk/safety assessment. Agriculture plant species of Brassica genus are cropped worldwide as oilseeds, vegetables and for other uses.

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  • 3-October-2012

    English, PDF, 1,097kb

    New Brochure on food, feed and environmental safety of modern biotechnology: available

    This brochure (version: October 2012) presents the activities of the OECD "Working Group on Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology" and the "Task Force for the Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds”.

  • 12-September-2012


    Consensus Document on the Biology of Cucurbita L. (Squashes, Pumpkins, Zucchinis and Gourds)

    Harmonisation of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology Series: the new issue on the biology of Cucurbita L. species (squashes, pumpkins, zucchinis and gourds) is now available. Given the production and use of these vegetable crops worldwide, this document should be of interest for many readers.

  • 22-August-2012


    Revised Consensus Document on Compositional Considerations for New Varieties of Soybean [Glycine Max (L.) Merr.]: Key Food and Feed Nutrients, Antinutrients, Toxicants and Allergens

    Novel Food and Feed Series: the revised SOYBEAN document on composition (key nutrients, anti-nutrients, toxicants and allergens) is now available. It replaces the original 2001 document. Given the growing importance of soybean commodities in food and feed worldwide, it should be of interest for many readers.

  • 26-March-2012


    OECD Conference on the Environmental Uses of Micro-organisms, 26-27 March 2012, Paris, France

    The conference will cover developments and the state-of-the art of environmental microbiology, as it is applied for biotechnological purposes, and the role of genetic engineering of micro-organisms intended for use in the environment, now and in the near future.

  • 7-July-2011


    Biotechnology Regulatory Contacts in Slovenia- Food and Feed Use

    This page shows the regulatory contact points in Slovenia for the Food/Feed Safety.

  • 20-January-2011


    Consensus Documents for the Work on the Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds

    These science-based consensus documents, mutually acceptable among member countries, contain information for use during the regulatory assessment of a particular food/feed product.

  • 27-December-2010

    English, , 90kb

    Consensus Document on Key Nutrients and Key Toxicants in Low Erucic Acid Rapeseed (Canola)

    This consensus document identifies the key nutrients, toxicants, and other constituents that may contribute to the nutritional or anti-nutritional properties of low erucic acid rapeseed (canola). It contains a general description of the use of low erucic acid rapeseed as both a food and a feed product. The main nutrients, toxicants, and other constituents in both low erucic acid rapeseed oil and low erucic acid rapeseed meal are

  • 27-December-2010

    English, , 176kb

    Consensus Document on Compositional Considerations for New Varieties of Bread Wheat (Triticum Aestivum): Key Food and Feed Nutrients, Anti-Nutrients and Toxicants

    This consensus document addresses compositional considerations for new varieties of wheat by identifying the key food and feed nutrients, anti-nutrients and toxicants. A general description of these components is provided. There is also background material on the growing, processing and uses of wheat and considerations to be taken when assessing new wheat varieties.

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