Animal Biotechnology: Science Based Concerns
National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Board on Life Sciences, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Committee on Agricultural Biotechnology, Health, and the Environment, Committee on Defining Science-Based Concerns Associated with Products of Animal Biotechnology
National Academies Press, Dec 29, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 201 pages
Genetic-based animal biotechnology has produced new food and pharmaceutical products and promises many more advances to benefit humankind. These exciting prospects are accompanied by considerable unease, however, about matters such as safety and ethics. This book identifies science-based and policy-related concerns about animal biotechnology‚€"key issues that must be resolved before the new breakthroughs can reach their potential.