International Food Biotechnology Council

In 1990, the International Food Biotechnology Council (IFBC), a multidisciplinary team of scientists from academia and from industry, met and composed a draft titled "Biotechnologies and Food: Assuring the Safety of Foods Produced by Genetic Modification" (Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology1990;12(3), Part 2 of 2 Parts). Some highlights of their conclusions: (from Lindemann J. Food safety related to biotechnology: role of IFBC. in: Biotechnology and Food Safety Edited by Donald D. Bills and Shain-dow Kung.1990 Butterworth-Heinemann, Stoneham, MA.)

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Prepared Summer 1997 by Bernadene Magnuson, Ph.D.
University of Idaho, Dept. of Food Science and Toxicology - EXTOXNET FAQ Team.