Eating in the Dark: America's Experiment with Genetically Engineered Food (Google eBook)
Most Americans eat genetically modified food on a daily basis, but few of us are aware we’re eating something that has been altered. Meanwhile, consumers abroad refuse to buy our engineered crops; their groceries are labeled so that everyone knows if the contents have been modified. What’s going on here? Why does the U.S. government treat engineered foods so differently from the rest of the world?
Eating in the Dark tells the story of how these new foods quietly entered America’s food supply. Kathleen Hart explores biotechnology’s real potential to enhance nutrition and cut farmers’ expenses. She also reveals the process by which American government agencies decided not to label genetically modified food, and not to require biotech companies to perform even basic safety tests on their products. Combining a balanced perspective with a sense of urgency, Eating in the Dark is a captivating and important story account of the science and politics propelling the genetic alteration of our food.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: Eating in the Dark: America's Experiment with Genetically Engineered FoodUser Review - Nonito Abbu - Goodreads
Shame that the book is a little outdated, but is full of very interesting facts and figures on the extent of genetic manipulation in vital crops in the United States. I hope Hart releases an update to ... Read full review
Review: Eating in the Dark: America's Experiment with Genetically Engineered FoodUser Review - Austin - Goodreads
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FOUR Xhos Minding the Garden?
FIVE Gunpowder and Corn Embryos
SIX Pesticide in a Spud
SEVEN Sound Science Sterile Seeds 1
EIGHT Lethal Corn Pollen
ELEVEN Seeds of Dispute
THIRTEEN StarLink and Tacos
AFTERWORD Pig Vaccine in Your Cereal Bowl? 2 83