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Genetically modified food

Author: Jennifer Skancke
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2009.
Series: Introducing issues with opposing viewpoints.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Articles both for and against the use of genetically modified food.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Skancke
ISBN: 9780737742732 0737742739
OCLC Number: 239228270
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations, color map.
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
ch. 1: Is genetically modified food safe? --
Genetically modified food is safe / Mark I. Schwartz --
Genetically modified food is not safe / Jeffrey M. Smith --
Genetically modified food can cause disease / Giuseppe Nacci --
Genetically modified food should be labeled / Jennifer Lapidus --
Genetically modified food should not have to be labeled / Chris MacDonald and Melissa Whellams --
The government should regulate genetically modified food / Dennis J. Kucinich --
ch. 2: Can genetically modified food alleviate world hunger? --
Genetically modified food can eliminate hunger / Temba Nolutshungu --Genetically modified food cannot eliminate hunger / Sean McDonagh --
Genetically modified food can increase the world's food supply / Daniel Charles --
Genetically modified food can decrease the world's food supply / David Kennell --
Genetically modified crops help third world nations / John Semmens --
Genetically modified crops hurt third world nations / Bob Phelps, Judy Carman, and Mae-Wan Ho --
Genetically modified seeds threaten farmers / Katherine Whitworth --
Genetically modified seeds do not threaten farmers / Tony Smith --
ch. 3: What effects do genetically modified crops have on the environment? --
Genetically modified crops are environmentally friendly / Olivia Judson --
Genetically modified crops are not environmentally friendly / Miguel Altieri and Walter Pengue --
Genetically modified crops can help reduce global warming / Derek Burke --
Gentically modified crops cannot reduce global warming / Mark Lynas --
Facts about genetically modified food --
Glossary --
Organizations to contact --
For further reading --
Index --
Picture credits --
About the editor.
Series Title: Introducing issues with opposing viewpoints.
Responsibility: Jennifer L. Skancke, book editor.
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Articles both for and against the use of genetically modified food.

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