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Title Let them eat precaution : how politics is undermining the genetic revolution in agriculture / edited by Jon Entine.

Published Washington, D.C. : AEI Press ; Blue Ridge Summit, PA : Distributed to the trade by National Book Network, [2006]
©2006

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 UniM Bail  631.5233 LET    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 203 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Beyond Precaution / Jon Entine 1 -- Agricultural Biotechnology on Hold 4 -- Alice-in-Wonderland World of the "Precautionary Principle" 6 -- Enviromanticism 9 -- Part I Ideological Gridlock 15 -- 1 Global Views on Agricultural Biotechnology / Thomas Jefferson Hoban 19 -- 2 Agricultural Biotechnology Caught in a War of Giants / C. S. Prakash, Gregory Conko 35 -- 3 Trade War or Culture War? The GM Debate in Britain and the European Union / Tony Gilland 56 -- Part II Consequences 77 -- 4 Hunger, Famine, and the Promise of Biotechnology / Andrew S. Natsios 81 -- 5 Let Them Eat Precaution: Why GM Crops Are Being Overregulated in the Developing World / Robert L. Paarlberg 92 -- 6 Can Public Support for the Use of Biotechnology in Food Be Salvaged? / Carol Tucker Foreman 113 -- Part III Solutions 141 -- 7 Deconstructing the Agricultural Biotechnology Protest Industry / Jay Byrne 144 -- 8 "Functional Foods" and Biopharmaceuticals: The Next Generation of the GM Revolution / Martina Newell-McGloughlin 163 -- 9 Challenging the Misinformation Campaign of Antibiotechnology Environmentalists / Patrick Moore 179.
Other author Entine, Jon.
Subject Plant biotechnology.
Plant biotechnology -- Social aspects.
Transgenic plants.
Transgenic plants -- Risk assessment.
Food supply.
ISBN 0844742007 (alk. paper)