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Killer foods : when scientists manipulate genes, better is not always best

Author: Michael W Fox
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Lyons Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Without fostering "biotechnophobia," Fox investigates and discusses how a new world order - one based on genetic-engineering biotechnology - will affect the course of life on earth.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael W Fox
ISBN: 1592284477 9781592284474
OCLC Number: 56671814
Notes: "Portions of this book appeared, in slightly different form, in Superpigs and Wondercorn (1992), and Beyond Evolution (1999), by Dr. Michael W. Fox"--Title page verso.
Description: xxii, 282 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: In the beginning --
Genetic imperialism: the new world order of biotechnology --
Agribusiness and biotechnology: new crops and food problems --
Does genetic engineering have a place in organic agriculture? --
Genetically engineered animals and the new "pharm" animal factories --
How prevalent-and safe-are genetically engineered foods? --
Biotechnology and genetic pollution --
Scientific and bioethical issues in genetic-engineering biotechnology --
Corporate ethics in biotechnology: hard choices, soft paths --
Where do we draw the line? --
Saving the seeds of humanity from spiritual corruption.
Other Titles: When scientists manipulate genes, better is not always best
Responsibility: Michael W. Fox.
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