EU research project Marlon


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Monitoring of Animals for Feed-related Risks in the Long Term

Marlon project aims to create an inventory of which epidemiological and monitoring initiatives exist, both within and outside the EU, which could provide useful data for the purpose of monitoring for health impacts of animal feeds, in particular those containing GM ingredients, on livestock animals. It will also collate, in a systematized manner, information on the factors that have to be considered when developing an epidemiological model specifically geared towards this purpose.

These factors include:

The Marlon project started on 1 August, 2012 and will run for 3 years. It has 11 project partners from 8 different countries.