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Food safety

Author: Victoria Sherrow
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©2008.
Series: Point/counterpoint.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents opposing arguments on food safety issues, including genetically modified foods; the use of pesticides and other chemicals in food production; and regulatory procedures regarding meat and poultry production; and includes tips for beginning legal research.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Sherrow
ISBN: 9780791092897 0791092895
OCLC Number: 144219936
Description: 168 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: A safe food supply? --
Using pesticides and other chemicals in food production poses health risks for consumers --
Using approved chemicals is safe and offers important benefits --
Geneticlaly modified foods can be dangerous for consumers and the environment --
Genetically modified foods are safe for consumers and have other advantages --
The regulatory process does not protect consumers from the hazards of meat and poultry production --
Modern production methods and regulatory procedures provide consumers with quality meats --
More debates.
Series Title: Point/counterpoint.
Responsibility: Victoria Sherrow.
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Examines the factors that influence the debate on food poisoning, such as scientific research, politics, and economics, giving equal weight to each argument in a manner both objective and engaging.  Read more...

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