HC Deb 30 April 1998 vol 311 c249W
Mr. Baker

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what assessment he has made of the potential allergic reaction that could be caused by the transfer of a gene from one foodstuff to another, where the original foodstuff causes such a reaction. [40325]

Mr. Rooker

An assessment of allergenic potential forms an essential part of the Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes's safety assessment of any genetically modified food.

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