News

GRACE rejects Testbiotech’s criticisms of GMO feeding study

90-day feeding study with genetically modified MON810 maize does not reveal adverse effects in laboratory animals

> Read more ..

Open Letter to Testbiotech in Response to its Report and Press Release Dated 7-11-2014

GRACE rejects Testbiotech’s criticisms of GMO feeding study.

> Read more ..

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.

> Read more ..

 

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.

> Read more ..

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.

> Read more ..

 

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.

 

More information ....