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  • 27-December-2010

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    Consensus Document on Compositional Considerations for New Varieties of Cotton (Gossypium Hirsutum and Gossypium Barbadense): Key Food and Feed Nutrients and Anti-Nutrients

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

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  • 27-December-2010

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    Consensus Document on Compositional Considerations for New Varieties of the Cultivated Mushroom Agaricus Bisporus: Key Food and Feed Nutrients, Antinutrients and Toxicants

    This consensus document addresses compositional considerations for new varieties of cultivated mushroom Agaricus bisporus 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 Agaricus bisporus and considerations to be taken when assessing new Agaricus bisporus varieties.

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  • 27-December-2010

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    Consensus Document on Compositional Considerations for New Varieties of Maize (Zea Mays): Key Food and Feed Nutrients, Anti-nutrients and Secondary Plant Metabolites

    This consensus document addresses compositional considerations for new varieties of maize by identifying the key food and feed nutrients, anti-nutrients and secondary plant metabolites. A general description of these components is provided. Also included are considerations to be taken when assessing new maize varieties, including suggested analyses.

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  • 27-December-2010

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    Consensus Document on Compositional Considerations for New Varieties of Barley (hordeum vulgare l.): Key Food and Feed Nutrients and Anti-Nutrients

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

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  • 1-December-2010

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    Safety Assessment of Transgenic Organisms: OECD Consensus Documents

    The OECD biosafety consensus documents identify elements of scientific information used in the environmental safety and risk assessment of transgenic organisms which are common to OECD member countries.&a

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  • 31-May-2010

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    OECD and Risk/Safety Assessment in Modern Biotechnology

    This brochure describes the work implemented at OECD on food, feed and environmental safety of modern biotechnology. It is updated regularly and was last updated in October 2010.

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  • 28-May-2008

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    ICGB Newsletter No. 19

    A new issue of the OECD Biotechnology Update has been published. This newsletter provides up-to-date information on the diverse activities at OECD related to biotechnology.

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  • 31-October-2006

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    Beyond the Blue Book: Workshop on Framework for Risk/ Safety Assessment of Transgenic Plants

    The main objectives of the workshop were: i) to discuss the history and evolution of the conceptual framework for the evaluation of transgenic plant products in the environment and OECD’s role in the development of that framework; ii) to discuss the current contribution of OECD’s Working Group for the Harmonization of Regulatory Oversight in Biotechnology to risk/ safety assessment practice; and iii) to discuss current risk assessment

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  • 21-October-2006

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    Global challenges for the XXIst century - climate change, energy and democratic institutions

    In a speech at the Annual Conference of the Club de Madrid, Angel Gurría focussed on the political economy of climate policies. He spoke about a range of policies that could be used to help address climate change, and the considerable challenges of implementing them.

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  • 6-September-2006

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    Abstracts of the OECD workshop on the biology of atlantic salmon, held in Moscow, Russian Federation, 29 November - 1 December 2004

    The objective of the workshop was to identify and review the kinds of baseline information of (non-transgenic) traditional fish farming or breeding, and to determine what information might be relevant to risk/ safety assessment.

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