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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

Label
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
Title variation
Shopping in the dark?
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kimbrell, Andrew
Dewey number
631.5/233
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TP248.65.F66
LC item number
K56 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
An illustrated shopper's guide
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genetically modified foods
  • Food
  • Food preferences
Label
Your right to know : genetic engineering and the secret changes in your food, Andrew Kimbrell ; foreword by Nell Newman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Accompanied by "Pocket shoppers' guide to genetically engineered foods" (21 p.) in pocket
Accompanying material
1 booklet (21 p.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
26 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
151 p.
Isbn
9781932771190
Lccn
2006034538
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. map
Specific material designation
optical disk
System control number
  • ocm74353733
  • (OCoLC)74353733
Label
Your right to know : genetic engineering and the secret changes in your food, Andrew Kimbrell ; foreword by Nell Newman
Publication
Note
Accompanied by "Pocket shoppers' guide to genetically engineered foods" (21 p.) in pocket
Accompanying material
1 booklet (21 p.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
26 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
151 p.
Isbn
9781932771190
Lccn
2006034538
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. map
Specific material designation
optical disk
System control number
  • ocm74353733
  • (OCoLC)74353733

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