Biotechnology and Food: Leader and Participant Guide

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DIANE Publishing, 1994 - Alimentos - 92 pages
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Contains materials that can be used as: leader training for volunteers working with adults; leader training for 4-H & youth leaders; presentations for service clubs, farm organizations, community groups or government officials; & professional development sessions for school teachers. 7 modules: defining biotechnology; DNA as videotape; foods from agricultural biotechnology; valuing a new food product; biotechnology & food labeling issues; analyzing news articles; & supplementary activities. Glossary & resource directory.

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Page 53 - Two copies of any comments are to be submitted, except that individuals may submit one copy. Comments are to be identified with the docket number found in brackets in the heading of this document. Received comments may be seen in the office above between 9 am and 4 pm, Monday through Friday.
Page 48 - Other agencies, such as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) were created as independent agencies with vast adjudicative powers, as is typical for the model independent regulatory commission.
Page 94 - This material is based upon work supported by the Cooperative State Research Education and Extension Service, US Department of Agriculture, under Agreement No.
Page 53 - The written proposal should be sent to the Dockets Management Branch (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, rm. 1-23, 12420 Parklawn Dr., Rockville, MD 20857.
Page 89 - Dictionary of Genetic Terms at the end of the online version of the Primer. Please provide source citations when you use each part of the document. We would appreciate having a copy of your book when it is completed. Sincerely, Denise Casey Denise K. Casey Science Writer/Editor Human Genome News Human Genome Management Information System Oak Ridge National Laboratory 1060 Commerce Park, MS 6480 Oak Ridge, TN 37830 865/574-0597; Fax: 865/574-9888; Email: HGMIS World Wide Web URL:...
Page 53 - ... cows is safe for human consumption, and that production and use of the product do not have a significant impact on the environment. In addition, the agency found that there was no significant difference between milk from treated and untreated cows...
Page 81 - DNA molecule, one of the four chemical units that represent the different amino acids. The four bases are adenine (A), cytosine (C), guanine (G), and thymine (T). In RNA, uracil (U) substitutes for thymine. Base pair Two nucleotide bases on different strands of the nucleic acid molecule that bond together. The bases can pair in only one way: adenine with thymine (DNA) or uracil (RNA) and guanine with cytosine.
Page 79 - US Food and Drug Administration 200 C Street, SW Washington, DC 20204.
Page 54 - FDA would review label statements about the use of bioengineering to develop a food or its ingredients under sections 403(a) and 201 (n) of the act. Under section 403(a) of the act, a food is misbranded if statements on its label or in its labeling are false or misleading in any particular. Under section 201 (n), both the presence and the absence of information are relevant to whether labeling is misleading. That is, labeling may be misleading if it fails to disclose facts that are material in light...
Page 54 - No significant difference has been shown between milk derived from rbST-treated and non rbST-treated cows'.19 Something of a linguistic victory has already been achieved by GM proponents in successfully changing the name of what the debate is about. 'Genetic engineering...

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