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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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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.
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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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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
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This consensus document addresses compositional considerations for new varieties of tomato 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 tomato and considerations to be taken when assessing new tomato varieties. Constituents to be analysed, related to food use and to feed
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