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Labeling genetically modified food : the philosophical and legal debate

Author: Paul Weirich
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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Many countries require that food labels announce genetically modified (GM) ingredients, but not the US. Which policy is best? This book surveys various labelling policies and the cases for them in a comprehensive and interdisciplinary treatment.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Labeling genetically modified food.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007001931
(OCoLC)79004040
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Weirich
ISBN: 9780198043829 0198043821 9780195326864 0195326865
OCLC Number: 190862187
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 249 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
A scientific perspective on labeling genetically modified food / Michael W. Pariza --
Genetically-modified organisms for agricultural food production : the extent of the art and the state of the science / R. Michael Roberts --
Biotechnology and the food label : a legal perspective / Frederick Degnan --
Traceability and labeling of GM food and feed in the European Union / Margaret Rosso Grossman --
Genetically engineered animals and the ethics of food labeling / Robert Streiffer and Alan Rubel --
Mandatory GE labels and consumer autonomy / Peter Markie --
Market evidence of consumer response to mandated genetically modified food labels / Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes, Leonie A. Marks, and Steven S. Vickner --
Frankenfood free : consumer sovereignty, federal regulation and industry control in marketing and choosing food in the U.S. / Thomas O. McGarity --
Regulatory barriers to consumer information / Philip G. Peters and Thomas A. Lambert --
Labeling GM foods : rights, interests, enforcement, and institutional options / Clark Wolf --
Different conceptions of food labels and acceptable risks : some contingent/institutional considerations in favor of labeling / Carl Cranor --
Using food labels to regulate risks / Paul Weirich.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Weirich.
Local System Bib Number:
368369

Abstract:

Many countries require that food labels announce genetically modified (GM) ingredients, but not the US. Which policy is best? This book surveys various labelling policies and the cases for them in a comprehensive and interdisciplinary treatment.
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The biggest strength of this volume is its interdisciplinary roster of authoritative contributors, most of whom are leaders in the discourse on genetically modified food policy in the US.... A Read more...

 
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