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  • 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.

  • 27-December-2010

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    Consensus Document on Molecular Characterisation of Plants Derived from Modern Biotechnology

    This consensus document is the first one that was jointly developed by both the Working Group and the Task Force. It addresses the issues linked to molecular characterisation in a risk/safety assessment. It describes the background and purpose of molecular characterisation, transformation methods, inserted DNA, insertion site and expressed material, inheritance and genetic stability. A summary is provided under section V of the

  • 27-December-2010

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    Consensus Document on Compositional Considerations for New Varieties of Sweet Potato [ipomoea batatas (l.) Lam.]: Key Food and Feed Nutrients, Antinutrients, Toxicants and Allergens

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

  • 27-December-2010

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    Consensus Document On Compositional Considerations for New Varieties Of Cassava (Manihot Esculenta Crantz): Key Food and Feed Nutrients, Anti-Nutrients,Toxicants and Allergens

    This consensus document addresses compositional considerations for new varieties of cassava by identifying the key food and feed nutrients, toxicants and allergens. A general description of these components is provided. As well, there is background material on the production, processing and uses of cassava and considerations to be taken when assessing new cassava varieties. Constituents to be analysed, related to food use and to feed

  • 27-December-2010

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    Consensus Document on Compositional Considerations for New Varieties of Potatoes: Key Food and Feed Nutrients, Anti-Nutrients and Toxicants

    This consensus document addresses compositional considerations for new varieties of potatoes by identifying the key food and feed nutrients, anti-nutrients and toxicants. A general description of these components is provided. Also included are considerations to be taken when assessing new potato varieties.

  • 27-December-2010

    English, , 256kb

    Consensus Document on Compositional Considerations for New Varieties of Alfalfa and Other Temperate Forage Legumes: Key Feed Nutrients, Anti-Nutrients and Secondary Plant Metabolites

    This consensus document addresses compositional considerations for new varieties of Alfalfa and other Temperate Forage Legumes: Key Feed Nutrients, Anti nutrients and Secondary Plant Metabolites. A general description of these components is provided. As well, there is background material on the production, processing and uses of Alfalfa and other Temperate Forage Legumes and considerations to be taken when assessing new Alfalfa and

  • 27-December-2010

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    Consensus Document on Compositional Considerations for New Varieties of Sunflower: Key Food and Feed Nutrients, Anti-Nutrients and Toxicants

    This consensus document addresses compositional considerations for new varieties of sunflower 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 sunflowers and considerations to be taken when assessing new sunflower varieties.

  • 27-December-2010

    English, , 189kb

    Consensus Document on Compositional Considerations for New Varieties of Soybean: Key Food and Feed Nutrients and Anti-Nutrients

    This consensus document addresses compositional considerations for new varieties of soybeans by identifying the key food and feed nutrients and anti-nutrients. A general description of these components and the main toxicants are provided. Also included are an overview of the production and processing of soybeans and the suggested analysis of new varieties of food and feed products.

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