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Scientifically engineered foods: the debate over what's on your plate

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Rosen Pub.,
Pub. Date:
2003, 2000.
1st ed.
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IL: UG - BL: 8.4 - AR Pts: 1
Focus on Science and Society focuses on key ethical issues raised by groundbreaking scientific and technological advancements in today's society. This series looks at the importance, relevance, and morality of issues that fill today's headlines. It presents the basic scientific and technological terms, concepts, theories, and research behind these debates and emphasizes the need for ethical and responsible science. These up-to-date titles look at the balance that must be struck between the competing interests of science and society.

The growing international debate over genetically modified foods has made this subject one of the hottest topics both in and out of the classroom. Are these foods safe to eat? Who profits from its use? These and more questions are dealt with in this comprehensive look at a subject that is bound to have a large effect on future generations.

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subject_facet Crops -- Genetic engineering, Crops -- Genetic engineering -- Safety measures, Crops -- Genetic engineering -- Social aspects, Food -- Biotechnology, Food -- Biotechnology -- Safety measures, Food -- Biotechnology -- Social aspects
title_display Scientifically engineered foods : the debate over what's on your plate
title_full Scientifically engineered foods : the debate over what's on your plate / Allan B. Cobb
title_short Scientifically engineered foods :
title_sub the debate over what's on your plate
topic_facet Biotechnology, Crops, Food, Genetic engineering, Safety measures, Social aspects