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Governing risk in GM agriculture

Author: Michael S Baram; Mathilde Bourrier
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
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This book addresses the issues and methods involved in governing risks posed by genetically modified (GM) agriculture. It examines the evolution of policies intended to ensure the safety of GM crops and food products in the United States and Europe and the regulatory approaches and other social controls employed to protect human health, the environment, conventional farming and foods, and the interests and rights of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael S Baram; Mathilde Bourrier
ISBN: 9781107001473 1107001471 9780511976582 0511976585
OCLC Number: 827053754
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015).
2011.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (xi, 276 Seiten) : digital, PDF file(Seiten)
Contents: 1. Governing risk in GM agriculture: an introduction Michael Baram and Mathilde Bourrier; Part I. Risk Governance and Public Discourse: 2. Governance of GM crop and food safety in the United States Michael Baram; 3. The European Union's regulatory framework: developments in legislation, safety assessment and public perception Marianna Schauzu; 4. The Dutch approach to safety governance of GM agriculture Hubert Noteborn and Freija van Duijne; 5. Evolution of the regulatory system for GM crops in Brazil Paulo L. Farias and Juliana Mezzomo Allain; Part II. Future Challenges: 6. Coexistence and traceability of GMOs in the agro-food sector Klaus Menrad, Tobias Hirzinger and Daniella Reitmeier; 7. The pharming challenge Armin Spok; 8. GMO as a sustainability issue: the role of the global reporting initiative Philip Vergragt; 9. Applying safety science to GM agriculture Mathilde Bourrier.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Baram, Mathilde Bourrier.

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This book addresses the issues and methods involved in governing risks posed by genetically modified (GM) agriculture. It examines the evolution of policies intended to ensure the safety of GM crops  Read more...

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