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Bundesamt für Naturschutz

BfN Schriften 259 - Standardising the Environmental Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Plants in the EU

This report presents a critical appraisal of the environmental risk assessment of selected GMO notifications and identifies major shortcomings in the current practice of environmental risk assessment.
Author
Marion Dolezel, Marianne Miklau, Michael Eckerstorfer, Angelika Hilbeck, Andreas Heissenberger and Helmut Gaugitsch
Editor
Federal Agency for Nature Conservation
Year of publication
2009
Edition
259
Language
English
Pages
295

Description

Suggestions for improvements in the risk assessment methodology are made and needs for further guidance and standardization outlined. The suggestions for improvements and recommendations address likewise notifiers, risk assessors as well as decision makers.
 

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