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EU research project GRACE publishes first study findings

EU research project GRACE publishes first study findings. The scientists conducted a 90-day feeding trial on rats. The results showed that the two GM maize varieties tested did not trigger any negative effects in the trial animals.

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Final Opportunity for Comments: Consultation Workshop on Animal Feeding and in vitro Studies

Consultation Workshop on Animal Feeding and in vitro Studies: Written comments will be accepted until June 18, 2014.

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Consultation Workshop on Animal Feeding and in vitro Studies

Final Announcement: Stakeholder Consultation on Animal Feeding Studies and in vitro Studies (Brussels, Belgium on 19 and 20 May 2014)

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GRACE in brief

GRACE is an EU FP7 research project with two key research objectives: Assessing health, environmental and socio-economic impacts of GM plants (risks and benefits) and testing various types of animal feeding trials and alternative in-vitro methods for health risk assessments of GM food and feed.

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Stakeholder and User Engagement

GRACE has an explicit focus on stakeholder and user engagement which is reflected by a dedicated work package. Stakeholders are involved in the planning stage of our research and in the interpretation of results and in drawing conclusions.

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Stakeholder Involvement

GRACE involves stakeholders in research planning and drawing of conclusions. Read here for more information.

 

Current Consultation(s)

Second Consultation Workshop on Animal Feeding and in vitro Studies
19-20 May 2014

 

 

Last Consultation

Stakeholder Consultation on Draft Study Plans for Chronic and Sub-chronic Toxicity Studies with GM Maize
Deadline for comments: 20 Dec 2013

GRACE Database

Improving the availability of scientific information on GM plants

 

The database (currently under development) will contain quality assessed studies and conclusions on the health effects, socio-economic consequences and environmental impacts of GM plants.

 

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