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EU examines accuracy of tests for genetically modified foods

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7233.468/d (Published 19 February 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:468
  1. Doug Payne
  1. Dublin

    The European Union has moved a step closer to being able to show when genetically modified material has been added to what people eat. It has just completed an international validation programme, the first of its kind for processed food, aimed at harmonising testing standards for genetically modified organisms across Europe.

    Coordinated by the European Union's Joint Research Centre, the validation testing involved …

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