Food allergy and genetically modified (GM) crops experts as well as
other scientists, physicians, and government regulators will meet
at a later date for a workshop, "Assessment of the Allergenic
Potential of Genetically Modified...
Marine-based nutraceuticals company Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd.
(ONC) announced this week that it had achieved GRAS (generally
recognised as safe) status for its omega-3 concentrated 30:20 EE
complex derived from fish oil.
The European Union (EU) farm ministers will hear expert views on
the benefits and pitfalls of biotech next week including a call
that developing countries be given a chance to grow their own
genetically modified crops.
Consumer and interest groups criticised the Thai Food and Drug
Administration's draft regulations on the labelling of food
products containing genetically modified organisms for benefiting
manufacturers over consumers.
According to the NNFA Coalition for Informative Carbohydrate
Labelling, American consumers are increasingly aware of the
relationship between consumption of dietary carbohydrates and
increased blood sugar levels.