By Committee on Defining Science-Based Concerns Associated with Products of Animal Biotechnology
This ebook identifies science-based and policy-related issues approximately animal biotechnology that has to be resolved prior to breakthroughs in genetic-based animal biotechnology can succeed in their capability. After a quick historical past of the sector and definitions of phrases, the publication describes what's recognized and what's feared approximately rising applied sciences and questions with regards to the inadvertent free up of harmful microorganisms, the security of goods derived from biotechnology, and the effect of genetically engineered animals on their atmosphere. there's additionally dialogue of animal welfare matters and society's potential to control and deal with expertise.
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In its assessment, the FDA did not report that BST or IGF-1 pose any risk either in humans or animals that consume cows’ milk. As with other technologies that increase productivity, a concern frequently raised is why more milk is needed when the developed world appears to have more than enough of the product. One answer is that increased productivity translates into fewer animals, producing less waste and utilizing less land—an extremely important consideration for future land management use. The greatest concerns about BST are probably in the area of animal welfare.
The policy framework ultimately determines the scientific questions that the regulatory process must address, and the manner in which it must address them. Although the committee’s charge is limited to addressing science-based concerns, the committee notes that (1) socially, politically, and ethically determined factors influence both the nature of scientific research and the interpretation of data, (2) how one addresses scientific uncertainty or the importance of various concerns that result from introduction of a proposed technology is influenced by political and ethical considerations, and (3) technologies often have impacts on social, political, economic, religious, and spiritual conditions or values which, in turn, might impact health and the environment.
Between 1940 and 1994, yearly egg production per laying hen increased from 134 to 254, mainly as a result genetic selection. The broiler industry has shown similar Copyright © 2003 National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. edu) for research purposes are copyrighted by the National Academy of Sciences. Distribution, posting, or copying is strictly prohibited without written permission of the NAP. , 1999). 8 kilogram. , 1999) on about half the amount of feed (Lacy, 2000). Scientific breeding, combined with better nutrition and veterinary care, clearly has produced breeds of animals that are remarkably productive, although sometimes strikingly different in habits and appearance from those farmed early in the twentieth century.
Animal Biotechnology: Identifying Science-Based Concerns by Committee on Defining Science-Based Concerns Associated with Products of Animal Biotechnology