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Title The meat business : devouring a hungry planet / edited by Joyce D'Silva and Geoff Tansey
Published London : Earthscan, 1999

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 MELB  636.0883 Dsi/Mbd  DUE 30-06-20
Description xix, 249 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Editor's Note / Geoff Tansey -- Introduction / Joyce D'Silva -- 1. The Absurdity of Modern Agriculture: From Chemical Fertilizers and Agropoisons to Biotechnology / Jose A. Lutzenberger and Melissa Halloway -- 2. Intensive Farming and Biotechnology: Saving People and Wildlife in the 21st Century / Dennis T. Avery -- 3. American Agriculture's Ethical Crossroads / Michael W. Fox -- 4. Future Agriculture: Giant or Gentle? / Christine Townend -- 5. Barons of the New Millennium / John Vidal -- 6. Why I Do Not Eat Meat / Chris Mullin -- 7. An Agenda for Reform: Farm Animal Welfare in the European Union / Mark F. Watts -- 8. Campaigning for Change in the European Union / Philip Lymbery -- 9. Farm Animal Welfare in Central and Eastern Europe / Janice H. Cox -- 10. Factory Farming and the Meat Industry in India / Maneka Gandhi -- 11. Feeding the World a Healthy Diet / Geoffrey Cannon -- 12. Towards a Sustainable Food Policy / Tim Lang -- 13. Genetic Engineering and the Threat to Farm Animals / Joyce D'Silva -- 14. Genetic Engineering and Food Security / Julie Sheppard -- 15. The Global Contribution of Organic Farming / Patrick Holden -- 16. Beyond the Killing Fields: Working Towards A Vegetarian Future / Mark Gold -- 17. Trade Rules, Animal Welfare and the European Union / Peter Stevenson -- 18. Penalizing the Poor: GATT, WTO and the Developing World / Vandana Shiva -- 19. Sustainable Agriculture's Friend and Foe: the WTO / Hugh Raven -- 20. Multilateral Investment: an Agreement Too Far / Barry Coates -- 21. Human Values and World Trade / Atherton Martin -- Conclusion: Where do we go from here? / Joyce D'Silva
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Factory farms -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Agriculture -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Animal welfare.
Food -- Quality -- Health aspects.
Food supply -- Environmental aspects.
Agriculture -- Environmental aspects.
Animal culture -- Environmental aspects.
Animal culture -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Author D'Silva, Joyce.
Tansey, Geoff.
ISBN 1853836230 :
1853836036 paperback