Challenges and risks of genetically engineered organisms by Oecd Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

By Oecd Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

This publication discusses the usually diverging dangers and possibilities linked to genetically engineered organisms by way of the surroundings, nutrients defense, and economics and exchange. those concerns have been raised on the Oecd Workshop on demanding situations and hazards of Gmos - What probability research is acceptable? techniques for destiny coverage Making in the direction of built-in Agro-Food structures, held in Maastricht, Netherlands, in July 2003. Discussions additionally coated the correct Wto Agreements and their dating with different multilateral accords in addition to local and nationwide approaches.

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The Multinational Dimension: Existing Legal Framework Negotiating the Protocol in the framework of the CBD made it a predominantly environmental agreement. 7 This specific framework may explain why the large majority of developing countries took some negotiating positions that have been constantly rejected within the WTO context, such as those on the precautionary principle; secondly, it provides the ground for the Protocol to be conceived and still be an instrument primarily concerned with the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity, more than with international trade per se.

37 It stipulates that, in order to protect public health, guarantee the proper functioning of the internal market and create conditions of fair competition, it is necessary to ensure that novel foods and novel food ingredients38 are subject to a single safety assessment through a Community procedure before they are placed on the EC market. The regulation establishes a system of authorization for placing on the market novel foods, including food products containing, consisting of or produced from GMOs.

The Multinational Dimension: Existing Legal Framework product that sufficiently resembles a conventional product in outward characteristics would be considered substantially equivalent to the conventional product. If this was the case, the two products would therefore be regarded as equally safe and should be treated in the same way. The issue of “like products” within the framework of international trade in GMOs has already been brought to the attention of the WTO TBT Committee, but it remains open.

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