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Genetically Engineered Foods by Lisa Sander

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Published by VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller e.K. .
Written in English


  • Food & beverage technology,
  • Food Science,
  • Technology / Food Industry & Science,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12980120M
ISBN 103836422913
ISBN 109783836422918

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Sep 01,  · Having read a number of articles and books on genetically engineered foods, I found this book to be very comprehensive and very well written. I highly recommend it 5/5(5). Genetically Modified Foods: Benefits and Risks SUMMARY: Genetically modified foods have been around for about two decades and are deemed generally safe, yet they continue to generate controversy. While some studies show that these engineered foods are as safe as traditionally grown foods, other studies show deleterious effects in animals. In a. the farmer—have received much less attention. To fill that information gap, the National Research Council initiated a study, supported by its own funds, of how GE crops have affected U.S. farmers—their incomes, agronomic practices, production decisions, environmental resources, and personal well-being. Seeds Of Deception - Exposing Industry & Government Lies About The Safety Of The Genetically Engineered Foods You're Eating by Jeffrey M. Smith is a relentless foray into the veil of deception obfuscating genetically modified food that has been cast by Big Biotech companies like Monsanto & Co/5(79).