GMO Food: A Reference Handbook - Contemporary World Issues (Hardback)
  • GMO Food: A Reference Handbook - Contemporary World Issues (Hardback)

GMO Food: A Reference Handbook - Contemporary World Issues (Hardback)

Hardback 336 Pages / Published: 07/10/2014
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Providing an exhaustive background on the history of genetically modified organism (GMO) crops and foods as well as the controversies surrounding these products, this book allows readers to develop their own particular viewpoint on the production and use of GMO substances.

* Presents both historical and current views of the topic that provide readers with a neutral presentation of the hard science as well as the social issues in question

* Includes perspective essays written by individuals with expertise in issues related to the production and distribution of GMO foods in the United States and other parts of the world

* Assesses the long-existing differences in attitudes toward the development and commercialization of GMO foods and crops in the United States versus in the European Union

* Addresses the ongoing debate regarding whether and how genetically modified products should be labeled for sale

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781610696852
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 226 x 152 x 23 mm
Edition: Annotated edition

"This installment in the Contemporary World Issues series is a well-researched and balanced reference that provides the reader with an invaluable, expertly compiled resource impartially documenting the controversial topic of genetically modified foods. . . . This valuable reference is recommended for high-school, academic, and public libraries." - Booklist
"With ample access to data and documents such as court cases and government protocols, in addition to an annotated bibliography, helpful glossary, and a detailed timeline, this book is a go-to resource on the globally vital subject of GMOs." - ARBAonline

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