GMO Detection e-Seminar

Introduction to the subject of GMO detection in food and feed samples, and advice and guidance on the application of DNA-based analytical methods


This e-seminar by Dr Timothy Wilkes (Researcher at the National Measurement Laboratory, LGC) includes topics such as legislation relevant to the regulation of GMOs, DNA-based detection methods, bioinformatic tools and decision support systems, as well as guidance on the sourcing of appropriate analytical reference materials.


The e-seminar is intended for individuals working in official control laboratories, the food industry and those involved with the UK official control system.


The production of this e-seminar was co-funded by the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Defra, the Food Standards Agency, Food Standards Scotland and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, BEIS via the Government Chemist, under the Joint Knowledge Transfer Framework for Food Standards and Food Safety Analysis.

Please note that this e-seminar was recorded in 2020 i.e. prior to the end of the period of transition for the process of the UK leaving the European Union.