Safety evaluation of transgenic and genome-edited food animals

Ziyao Fan, Yulian Mu, Kui Li, Perry B. Hackett

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Abstract

There is an urgent need to reform the regulation of transgenic and genome-edited food animals. Now is the time to simplify regulatory safety guidelines based on science before it is too late to have these animals in place to meet societal needs in coming decades.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)371-373
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in biotechnology
Volume40
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2022

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We thank Prof. Kongming Wu, academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering and director of the Agricultural GMOs Safety Committee of China, for valuable advice. This work was supported by the Science, Technology and Innovation Commission of Shenzhen Municipality (JCKYZDKY202009), the Agricultural Science and Technology Innovation Program (ASTIP-IAS05), and the National Major Transgenic Breeding Project of China (2016ZX08006-001). K.L. Z.F. and Y.M. initially wrote the manuscript; P.B.H. helped subsequently. The authors have no interests to declare.

Funding Information:
We thank Prof. Kongming Wu, academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering and director of the Agricultural GMOs Safety Committee of China, for valuable advice. This work was supported by the Science, Technology and Innovation Commission of Shenzhen Municipality ( JCKYZDKY202009 ), the Agricultural Science and Technology Innovation Program ( ASTIP-IAS05 ), and the National Major Transgenic Breeding Project of China ( 2016ZX08006-001 ).

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Keywords

  • commercialization
  • food safety
  • regulatory strategy

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