The Resource Your right to know : genetic engineering and the secret changes in your food, Andrew Kimbrell ; foreword by Nell Newman

Your right to know : genetic engineering and the secret changes in your food, Andrew Kimbrell ; foreword by Nell Newman

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Your right to know : genetic engineering and the secret changes in your food
Title
Your right to know
Title remainder
genetic engineering and the secret changes in your food
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Kimbrell ; foreword by Nell Newman
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Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
631.5/233
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TP248.65.F66
LC item number
K56 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
An illustrated shopper's guide
Your right to know : genetic engineering and the secret changes in your food, Andrew Kimbrell ; foreword by Nell Newman
Label
Your right to know : genetic engineering and the secret changes in your food, Andrew Kimbrell ; foreword by Nell Newman
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Publication
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Pocket guide in pocket
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Accompanying material
+ 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-142) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1. The real human health risks -- A pediatrician speaks out : Dr. Martha Herbert -- Got hormones? -- Of fish tomatoes and human pigs -- Allergic reactions -- Antibiotic resistance -- Toxic genes -- Weakening immune response -- Loss of nutrition -- Who's who in agricultural biotechnology -- 2. Ending nature as we know it -- A scientist speaks out : Dr. Ignacio Chapela -- The Trojan gene effect -- Biological pollution -- Herbicide heaven -- The dawn of the "super weeds" -- Every field a pesticide factory -- Breeding super pests -- 3. Sowing seeds of destruction -- A farmer speaks out : Mark Loiselle, Canadian organic farmer -- Where have all the farmers gone? -- Losing markets, losing farms -- Genetic engineering and the persecution of farmers -- Just saying no -- 4. A quick guide to genetically engineered foods in your supermarket -- A quick guide to your supermarket -- Fruits and vegetables -- Meats and fish -- In the dairy case -- Baby foods -- Grains and beans -- Condiments and oils -- Soups and sauces -- Canned and frozen foods -- Baked goods and breakfast foods -- Snack foods -- Beverages -- Checking out -- 5. Choosing the future of food -- An activist speaks out : Els Cooperider -- 10 ways to get involved! -- Spread the word -- B.Y.O.B., begin in your own backyard -- Use your personal buying power -- Think globally, buy locally : farm-fresh foods -- May I speak to the manager? : talking to people with purchasing power -- Shop with shared values : changing the buying power in your community -- Get organized : join or start a local group -- Don't like the news? : go out and make your own : using your local media -- Food and politics : empowering democracy -- Stay informed, stay involved : join the center for food safety's true food network -- Appendices -- 1. More shopper's resources -- Shopper's list of GE-free brands -- Top U.S. food companies and their policies on GE ingredients -- Guide to processed-food additives -- 2. Community organizing guide -- Community organizing resources -- 3. For further research -- Organizations and Web resources -- Further reading
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27 cm.
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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151 p.
Isbn
9781932771190
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2006034538
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HTR
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col. ill.
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