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New Paper in PLOS one

No adjuvant effect of Bacillus thuringiensis-maize on allergic responses in mice

GMSAFOOD invited to present data at GM90+ Kick off

Anne-Marie Bakke from the GMSAFOOD project presented data at GM90+ Kick off on February 28 th 2014 at the Grande Arche in Paris

GMO pea study in mice in the news

No, You Shouldn't Fear GMO Corn is an article written by Jon Entine for Slate magazine refers to Genetically Modified alpha - Amylase Inhibitor Peas Are Not Specifically Allergenic in Mice published in PLOS one in 2012.

GMSAFOOD in the news

An article entitled" No biomarkers identified to assess potential health effects of GMOs" by Constanze Böttcher was posted online on June 16/ 2013. The article focuses on the challenges involved with identifying biomarkers for potential adverse health effects to GM food or feeds once they have reached the market. Read more here .

GMSAFOOD paper published in British Journal of Nutrition

Effects of oral Bt-maize (MON810) exposure on growth and health parameters in normal and sensitised Altantic salmon, Salmo salar L.

GMSAFOOD paper published in PLOS ONE

Testing GMOs in rodents: Is one study enough to evaluate safety risks?


To be published soon..will keep everyone updated

GMSAFOOD partners on the MARLON PROJECT Advisory Board

Peadar Lawlor and Michelle Epstein are on the MARLON project "Monitoring of Animals for Feed-related Risks in the Long Term" KBBE.2012.2.4-05 advisory board.

GMSAFOOD coordinator invited to Shandong Agricultural University

Michelle Epstein, GMSAFOOD coordinator to present "Mouse models for testing GMOs" to an audience at the Agricultural University in China, December 1st, 2012.

Minutes of the 3rd Meeting of the European Food Safety Authority Scientific Network for Risk Assessment of GMOs

Minutes of the 3rd Meeting of the EFSA Scientific Network for Risk Assessment of GMOs held in Parma on 3-4 May, 2012. European Food Safety Authority, Parma, Italy. To download the minutes at:

EFSA publishes initial review on GM maize and herbicide study


In the news- Interview with Michelle Epstein, GMSAFOOD coordinator on Seralini paper 2012

Interview with GMSAFOOD coordinator and Tobias Mueller in the Austrian derStandard newspaper

GMSAFOOD coordinator talks to the EFSA GMO Risk Assessment Network

Michelle Epstein presented a lecture entitled Using mouse models and machine learning as tools for GMO safety for the GMO risk assessment network in Parma, Italy at EFSA on May 4th, 2012.

Videos of selected talks from the GMSAFOOD Conference are now available online

Videos of selected talks from the GMSAFOOD Conference are now available online

Keynote presentations

Speakers slides availability.

Press Information - post conference

For Press Correspondents

News Coverage

News and web coverage of the project and conference

GMO Safety and Post Market Monitoring Panel Discussion

Chaired by Armin Spök, the panel speculated and debated what the future might hold for the post-market monitoring of genetically modified organisms. Photos attached.

Press Conference

Thank you to all of the journalists who were able to attend our press conference, and for enabling the GMSAFOOD Project to share its findings with a greater audience. Photos attached

Registration launched

Registration is open as of December 1, 2011.