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Consumer protection from an EU regulation on the mandatory labelling of genetically modified food.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15209444     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
On the 7. November 2003 a new regulation was enforced in the states of the EU to govern the authorisation and labelling of genetically modified food in standardized and legally binding form. Raw materials from GM crops now have to feature in the list of ingredients of the end products. The consumer is free to choose whether or not he accepts gene technology in his food purchases.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical laboratory     Volume:  50     ISSN:  1433-6510     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Lab.     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-06-22     Completed Date:  2004-12-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9705611     Medline TA:  Clin Lab     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  380-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Descriptor/Qualifier:
Consumer Product Safety / legislation & jurisprudence*
European Union*
Food Labeling / legislation & jurisprudence*,  standards
Food, Genetically Modified / standards*
Humans
Legislation, Food*
Product Surveillance, Postmarketing

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