Dow AgroSciences

Dr. Daland R. Juberg

Toxicologist and North American Leader of the Human Health Assessment Group, Dow AgroSciences

Dr. Daland R. Juberg is a toxicologist and North American leader of the Human Health Assessment Group within Dow AgroSciences (Indianapolis, IN). He received his PhD in Toxicology and a M.S. in Environmental Health Sciences (Water Quality), both from the University of Michigan. Professional experience spanning more than 20 years includes consultation with the International Center for Toxicology and Medicine and corporate applied and regulatory toxicology work for Eastman Kodak. He has been involved with numerous task forces including chair of the ILSI/IFBIC Biotech Harmonization TF and maintains a keen interest in the public communication and understanding of the safety evaluation process used for GM proteins and crops. He has served the Society of Toxicology (SOT) as Chair of the Regulatory Affairs and Legislative Assistance Committee, Communications Committee (Chair), and Congressional Task Force (Chair), and is presently chairing the TSCA Task Force. He is President elect of the SOT Regulatory and Safety Evaluation Specialty Section, was a charter member of the Biotechnology Specialty Section, and has overseen the development and conduct of Congressional briefings on key societal issues related to environmental and public health. In 2012, he was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences.

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Posted On: Wednesday, 7/31/2013 2:50 pm
A: In some cases, crops have been genetically modified to metabolize a herbicide so that the crop, which would otherwise be injured by the herbicide, is now tolerant, thereby providing new weed-management technology to aid in efficient crop production. In these instances, residue levels of the herbicide in crop commodities at the time of harvest are likely to be nondetectable, or, if detected, are likely to be present at only trace levels. It is possible that while the parent... Continue Reading
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