A Guide to Safety Assessment of Genetically Modified Foods
The monograph addresses issues such as understanding the concept of risk assessment, substantial equivalence, host and donor organisms, modification method, molecular characterization, nutritional consideration, assessment of allergenic or toxic effects, and how the scientific information is used to make decision about safety.
Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) - Harmonization in Southeast Asia
This monograph documents the process of developing and establishing the harmonized RDAs for Southeast Asia. It also comprises state-of-the-art papers on 14 selected core nutrients prepared by several country representatives.
ABC de lost alimentos derivados de plantas geneticamente modificadas para consumo humano
A Spanish-language publication about foods derived from biotechnology.
The Acceptable Daily Intake: A Tool for Ensuring Food Safety
ILSI Europe’s monograph explains the merits and principles of the Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI), how it is derived, and how it could be further expanded.
Threshold of Toxicological Concern (TTC): A Tool for Assessing Substances of Unknown Toxicity Present at Low Levels in the Diet
This monograph by ILSI Europe discusses how a threshold for toxicological concern could establish a standardized risk screening value for all chemicals and the implications of this idea.
Concepts of Functional Food
This in-depth monograph published by ILSI Europe considers important issues that relate to the concepts of functional foods.
This monograph describes and clarifies the differences between true food allergy and other adverse reactions in light of food allergy increasing in prevalence across Europe, particularly in children.
Alimentos y Tecnología de Modificación Genética: Salud y Seguridad en el Consumidor
This Spanish language monograph from the ILSI Europe Concise Monograph Series examines the safety and security of genetically modified foods.
The Effects of Iron Deficiency and Anemia on Mental and Motor Performance, Educational Achievement, and Behavior in Children
This report is a review of all available literature dealing directly with the impacts of iron deficiency and anemia in children.
Childhood Obesity: Partnerships for Research and Prevention
An ILSI Research Foundation 2002 monograph explores the rationale for a preventative approach to childhood obesity.