Statistical considerations for the safety evaluation of GMOs: response to the public consultation

GMO, equivalence limits, statistics, field trials, compositional analysis, mixed model, proof of hazard, proof of safety, confidence interval, difference test, equivalence test
First published in EFSA Supporting Publications
31 luglio 2009
21 luglio 2008
Technical Report


This document responds to the many institutions and individuals who provided comments on the field trial design and statistical approach proposed in the draft document of the WG Statistics of the EFSA GMO Panel on ‘Statistical considerations for the safety evaluation of GMOs’, which was adopted by the GMO Panel on 2 July 2008 and published on the EFSA website for public consultation from 21 July 2008 until 21 September 2008. Following the public consultation, the original document has been revised taking into account all the relevant scientific comments, and a final opinion of the GMO Panel has been adopted on 21 April 2009 and published on EFSA website, as a separate document.

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EFSA Journal 2009;7(1):340
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