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Supply chain impacts of further regulation of products consisting of, containing or derived from GMOs - CB02022

Description
This project involves appraisal of the potential impacts of additional Government regulation of and decisions on genetically modified organisms (GMOs). This work will inform analysis of economic, business and consumer considerations affecting the potential regulatory impact in the UK of three interrelated measures on GMOs that are currently under negotiation within the European Community.

Certain sectors of the food processing and animal feed businesses in the UK and EU already rely, in varying degrees, on imported GM inputs. The additional requirements for traceability, labelling, authorisation and identification in the new EC legislation could have potentially significant impacts on these businesses, their suppliers, and customers, as well as on trade generally. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) commissioned initial assessment work on aspects of these impacts in 2001. This further study will supplement the FSA work by looking more closely at specific potential impacts in the supply chain in the light of recent developments in the policy areas referred to above.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Supply chain impacts of further regulation of products consisting of, containing or derived from GMOs   (1004k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2003

To: 2003

Cost: £72,944
Contractor / Funded Organisations
LMC International
Keywords
Agricultural Land              
Biodiversity              
Environmental Protection              
Genetically modified food and crops              
GM Non-Food              
GM Risk Assessment              
Land              
Fields of Study
Biotechnology and GMOs