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Regulation of GMOs in China.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19492727     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are created by biotechnology to serve people with much benefit while may impose risks to ecological environment and human health and therefore need careful regulation. During the past two decades, GMOs have been well developed in China and so has their corresponding regulation. This paper reviews and comments the multiple aspects of mainly the agricultural GMOs, including their safety assessment, control measures, trade activities, import, labels, and GM food, which have been prescribed by the corresponding laws, regulations and administrative measures. It is held that till present a framework for regulation of agricultural GMOs and GM food has been established basically in China, while a more comprehensive system for regulation of all kinds of GMOs and all kinds of related activities is still needed at present and in the future.
Yinliang Liu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal international de bioéthique = International journal of bioethics     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1145-0762     ISO Abbreviation:  J Int Bioethique     Publication Date:  2008 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-06-04     Completed Date:  2009-06-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9015754     Medline TA:  J Int Bioethique     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  139-58, 167     Citation Subset:  E; IM    
Bio-Law Research Center, China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, China.
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MeSH Terms
Agriculture / legislation & jurisprudence*
Animals, Genetically Modified
Food, Genetically Modified* / adverse effects
Genetic Engineering / legislation & jurisprudence*
Hazardous Substances*
Organisms, Genetically Modified*
Pilot Projects
Plants, Genetically Modified
Risk Assessment
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Hazardous Substances

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