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Comments to the CFIA on the GE Apple

Comments submitted to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) on the “Summary of Submission” for Approval of Novel Food, Livestock Feed and Unconfined Environmental Release for Apple Genetically Engineered To Be Nonbrowning (GD743 and GS784) from Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc.

Submitted by the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network, July 3, 2012

Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Comments on the Notices of Submission Project

  1. Gene Transformation
  2. Unnecessary Use of Antibiotic Resistant Marker Gene
  3. The Potential Weakening of Plant Defenses
  4. Gene Flow Risks
  5. Health Effects
  6. The GE Apple will Mislead Consumers

  • Conclusion
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