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The meat business : devouring a hungry planet

Author: Geoff Tansey; Joyce D'Silva
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geoff Tansey; Joyce D'Silva
ISBN: 0312226861 9780312226862
OCLC Number: 41516443
Description: xix, 249 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Absurdity of modern agriculture : from chemical fertilizers and agropoisons to biotechnology / José A Lutzenberger and Melissa Halloway --
Intensive farming and biotechnology : saving people and wildlife in the 21st century / Dennis T Avery --
American agriculture's ethical crossroads / Michael W Fox --
Future agriculture : giant or gentle? / Christine Townend --
Barons of the new millennium / John Vidal --
Why I do not eat meat / Chris Mullin --
Agenda for reform : farm animal welfare in the European Union / Mark F Watts --
Campaigning for change in the European Union / Philip Lymbery --
Farm animal welfare in Central and Eastern Europe / Janice H Cox --
Factory farming and the meat industry in India / Maneka Gandhi --
Feeding the world a healthy diet / Geoffrey Cannon --
Towards a sustainable food policy / Tim Lang --
Genetic engineering and the threat to farm animals / Joyce D'Silva --
Genetic engineering and food security / Julie Sheppard --
Global contribution of organic farming / Patrick Holden --
Beyond the killing fields : working towards a vegetarian future / Mark Gold --
Trade rules, animal welfare and the European Union / Peter Stevenson --
Penalizing the poor : GATT, WTO and the developing world / Vandana Shiva --
Sustainable agriculture's friend and foe : the WTO / Hugh Raven --
Multilateral investment : an agreement too far / Barry Coates --
Human values and world trade / Atherton Martin --
Where do we go from here? / Joyce D'Silva.
Responsibility: edited by Geoff Tansey and Joyce D'Silva.
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