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Author Fox, Michael W., 1937-

Title Killer foods : when scientists manipulate genes, better is not always best / Michael W. Fox
Edition First Lyons Press paperback edition
Published Guilford, CT : The Lyons Press, 2004


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Description xxii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents In the beginning -- Genetic imperialism: the new world order of biotechnology -- Agribusiness and biotechnology: new crops and food problems -- Does genetic engineering have a place in organic agriculture? -- Genetically engineered animals and the new "pharm" animal factories -- How prevalent-and safe-are genetically engineered foods? -- Biotechnology and genetic pollution -- Scientific and bioethical issues in genetic-engineering biotechnology -- Corporate ethics in biotechnology: hard choices, soft paths -- Where do we draw the line? -- Saving the seeds of humanity from spiritual corruption
Notes "Portions of this book appeared, in slightly different form, in Superpigs and Wondercorn (1992), and Beyond Evolution (1999), by Dr. Michael W. Fox"--T.p. verso
Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references : pages 259-265
Subject Genetically modified foods.
Agricultural biotechnology.
Transgenic animals.
Genetic Engineering -- ethics.
Crops, Agricultural.
Food, Genetically Modified.
Animals, Genetically Modified.
Cloning, Organism.
Author Fox, Michael W., 1937- Superpigs and wondercorn
Fox, Michael W., 1937- Beyond evolution
LC no. 2004023008
ISBN 1592284477 trade paper
Other Titles When scientists manipulate genes, better is not always best