Genetically Modified Foods

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ABDO, Sep 1, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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This title gives readers a balanced look at the issue of genetically modified foods and the surrounding arguments. Readers will learn about the history of genetically modified foods, as well as political aspects of the debate and concerns regarding expense, the environment, culture, and religion. Additionally, the use of genetically modified foods to help food markets in third-world countries is explained. Also covered are business practices, including biotechnology and patents. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-follow text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index.
 

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Contents

Breakthroughs in Biology
6
Organic Food
16
Politics and Food
26
Benefits
36
Risk and Expense
46
Testing
56
Business Practices
66
Culture Religion and Humanity
76
Timeline
96
Essential Facts
100
Additional Resources
102
Glossary
104
Source Notes
106
Index
108
About the Author
112
Copyright

The Future of Genetic Engineering
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