Latest Documents


  • 12-September-2012

    English

    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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.

  • 27-December-2010

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    Consensus Document on Compositional Considerations for New Varieties of Grain Sorghum [sorghum bicolor (l.) Moench]: Key Food and Feed Nutrients and Antinutrients

    This consensus document addresses compositional considerations for new varieties of grain sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] by identifying the key food and feed nutrients and anti-nutrients. A general description of these components is provided. As well, there is background material on the production, processing and uses of grain sorghum and considerations to be taken into account when assessing new varieties of grain sorghum.

  • 27-December-2010

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    An Introduction to the Food/Feed Safety Consensus Documents of the Task Force

    This text was prepared by the Task Force for the Safety of Novel Foods and Feeds to provide an introduction to the consensus documents of the OECD’s Task Force. It explains, amongst other things, why the Task Force decided to prepare consensus documents as part of its programme of work. It describes their purpose and their use as a practical contribution to the risk/safety assessment of foods and feeds derived from transgenic

  • 27-December-2010

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    Considerations for the Safety Assessment of Animal Feedstuffs Derived from Genetically Modified Plants

    This document addresses considerations in the safety assessment of GM foodstuffs, including the fate of DNA and protein in animal feeding, animal feeding studies, and future GM feedstuffs. There is also background material on the various organisms and traits constituting GM plants used as animal feeds.

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