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Is our food safe? Much of the corn, soybeans, and canola oil we eat has been genetically modified, but we don't know the long-term effects of GM foods on our health and the environment. We also consume antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria through the meat we eat, and we face new threats like mad cow disease, avian flu, and bioterrorism.
"Food Safety: A Reference Handbook, Second Edition" provides a broad, readable, and level-headed overview of these and other food safety controversies. Through a combination of statistics and substantive information, it delineates the nature and scope of the issues. It also introduces readers to the researchers, activists, industries, and government agencies that play a role in the battle for food safety--an issue that impacts us all.
Title: Food Safety: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition (Contemporary World Issues)
ISBN Number: 1598840487
ISBN Number 13: 9781598840483
Book Condition: New
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