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precautionary principle

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Impact of the Precautionary Principle on Feeding Current and Future Generations – CAST

“The precautionary principle forbids genetic modification of food because it gives rise to risk, but the precautionary principle also forbids forbidding of genetic engineering of food because forbidding genetic engineering of food gives rise to risk” (Sunstein 2006) Impact of the Precautionary Principle on Feeding Current and Future Generations – CAST.

GMO Soy

Typically, when a genetically modified crop is developed, it undergoes safety tests to ensure that (1) its chemical composition and nutrition are not significantly different from those of its conventional counterparts; (2) the only detectable differences in proteins between the two varieties arise from the inserted gene(s); (3) those proteins are not toxic, even at […]

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