Against the Grain by Marc Lappe
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Against the Grain
By Marc Lappe

Against the Grain

Genetic Transformation of Global Agriculture

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Against the Grain by Marc Lappe

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The world's food production is undergoing a rapid and revolutionary transformation, but little is known about it and less is being done to question the wisdom of it. Within a very few years, much of what we eat will have been genetically engineered, without proper consideration of the issues of public health, consumer choice and ecological stability. Against the Grain argues that the consequences of this huge experiment could be catastrophic, and at the very least have been underestimated or ignored by the industries exploiting the new technologies. The authors have unearthed government and industry documents which show these new methods to be far from fail-safe or risk free. Comprehensively supported with facts and references, the book provides a full account of the science and technologies involved in producing 'transgenic plants'. It also explains the scale and speed of what is going on, and argues for full public accountability and control of new developments - before it is too late.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781853836572
ISBN-10: 1853836575
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 10mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Earthscan Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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