Biotechnology Risk Assessment. Issues and Methods for by Joseph Fiksel

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Risk Assessment Methods Suitability 23 Utility of Risk Assessment Methodology The development of a generally accepted risk assessment approach can be useful in considering proposed environmental applications of biotechnology. For example, the RAC working group's "Points to Consider Guidelines" (see Appendix) spell out the types of information that might be useful in a formal application; this information includes the characteristics of the microorganism and the experimental protocols [7]. The last section of that document requests that a risk analysis be performed based upon the above information, but it provides no guidelines for how to conduct such an analysis.

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