TITLE

Brave New Food

AUTHOR(S)
Lamb, Marquerite; Martin, Sam; Mather, Mort; Scanlon, Matt; Seeber, Michael
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Mother Earth News;Apr/May2000, Issue 179, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with issues surrounding genetically modified (GM) foods. Background information on genetically engineered plants; Concerns aired over GM foods; Factors influencing the differences between GM and non-GM foods. INSETS: Congress Steps In;The Biosafety Protocol;Fish Stories.
ACCESSION #
2895750

 

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