Biotechnology report dismissed pleiotropic effects
I have just read the IFT Expert Panel Report on the safety of human genetically modified (GM) foods, that was published in the September 2000 issue of Food Technology. It takes two to three months for Food Technology to reach Australia.
I am concerned by the apparent dismissal in the article of possible pleiotropic effects, that is, changes to other gene systems by the introduction of exotic genes, or by gene jumping.
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