Select Committee on Science and Technology First Report


GLOSSARY

ACGM  Advisory Committee on Genetic Modification

ACNFP  Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes

ACRE  Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment

BBSRC  Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

BSE  Bovine spongiform encephalopathy

DETR  Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions

DNA  Deoxyribonucleic acid

GM  Genetically modified

GMO  Genetically modified organism

HSE  Health and Safety Executive

IPMS  Institution for Professionals, Managers and Specialists

MAFF  Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

MRC  Medical Research Council

OECD  Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

RSPB  Royal Society for the Protection of Birds


 
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