Superfood or superthreat : the issue of genetically engineered food /

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by Gay, Kathlyn.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Series: Issues in focus today Published by : Enslow, (Berkeley Heights, NJ :) Physical details: 112 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm. Subject(s): Food --Biotechnology. | Genetically modified foods. Year : 2008 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Bluefield High School 363.19 GAY Available

Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-105, 108-109) and index.

What's in a name? -- The first modified foods -- Production of GE food -- Opposing and protesting GE products -- Reaping the benefits of GMOs -- Regulating GE crops -- The politics of GMOs -- Consumer views and choices.

Desribes how genetically engineered food is developed, produced, and marketed, and presents both sides of the argument regarding whether or not such food is harmful.