Eat Your Genes: How Genetically Modified Food Is Entering Our Diet

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Food safety scares resulting from modern agricultural methods, such as BSE in beef or salmonella in eggs, continue to cause deep public concern. But the biggest changes affecting the food we eat are the result of genetic engineering. This guide describes the techniques used to genetically modify crops and livestock. It explores the food industry's commercial motivations and examines the potential ecological and health risks involved, the ethical issues, and the likely impact on developing countries. The author argues that ...

Eat Your Genes: How Genetically Modified Food Is Entering Our Diet 1998, Zed Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781856495783

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