In June 2011, CAST released a Commentary titled The Science and Regulation of Food from Genetically Engineered Animals. The lead author, Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, an Extension Specialist in Animal Genomics and Biotechnology in the Department of Animal Science at the University of California at Davis,will be expanding on this topic during the webinar offered by Food Seminars International.
Areas Covered in this webinar:
- Current status of research and development in GE animals
- Regulation of GE animals – U.S.
- Case study: AquAdvantage salmon
- Food safety
- Environmental safety
- Current status
- Implications for geographic location of future investment and adoption of this technology
- Labeling of food from GM animals
- FDA position on food labeling
- Process versus product based labeling
- Mandatory versus voluntary labeling
- Arguments for and against mandatory GE labeling
The California GE food labeling initiative (Proposition 37)
Who will benefit from this webinar:
Animal agriculture, Livestock and fish producers, Animal protein supply chain members, Food processors, Food retailers, Food distributors, Government regulators, Legislative staff involved with GMO issues, Media representatives, Legal professionals, Educators
This session has a fee and requires registration. Read the details.
Get a free download of the CAST Commentary, The Science and Regulation of Food from Genetically Engineered Animals.
Alison Van Eenennaam
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