genetically modified organisms in food

Genetically Modified Organisms In Food Production
Author: Umaiyal Munusamy
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Release Date: 2018-10
Pages: 211
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Genetically modified organism in food production considers various aspects of genetic modifications including an extensive overview of genetic engineering and related principles and advancements. It includes what and why is genetically modified organism/food in trend and in demand, types of GMO/GMF, importance of genetically modified food, breeding and traditional plants breeding. Provides the reader with insights into the development of its history, so as to understand the Genetically modified organism/food companies, plant/animal apps.

Genetically Modified Organisms  Consumers  Food Safety And The Environment
Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Release Date: 2001
Pages: 27
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This, the second in the FAO ethics series, looks at the contentious issue of genetically modified organisms. The FAO continues to stress the need for accurate risk management and risk communication but also recognises the potential for solving major nutrition problems. Modern biotechnologies are a possible but optional means of selective breeding but their claims can only be credible it the necessary economic, environmental and ethical safeguards are in place.

Genetically Modified Organisms In Food
Author: Ronald Ross Watson
Publisher: Academic Press
Release Date: 2015-08-20
Pages: 516
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Genetically Modified Organisms in Food focuses on scientific evaluation of published research relating to GMO food products to assert their safety as well as potential health risks. This book is a solid reference for researchers and professionals needing information on the safety of GMO and non-GMO food production, the economic benefits of both GMO and non-GMO foods, and includes in-depth coverage of the surrounding issues of genetic engineering in foods. This is a timely publication written by a team of scientific experts in the field who present research results to help further more evidence based research to educate scientists, academics, government professionals about the safety of the global food supply. Provides the latest on research and development in the field of GMOs and non-GMO safety issues and possible risk factors incorporating evidence based reviews for a better understanding of these issues Covers various aspects of GMO production, analysis and identification to better understand GMO development and use Includes definitions, a brief overview and history of GM foods from a global perspective and concise summaries with recommendations for actions for each chapter

Testing Of Genetically Modified Organisms In Foods
Author: Farid Ahmed
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2004-04-07
Pages: 317
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Examine several methods of testing for genetically modified organisms and the reasons behind their strict regulation! Testing of Genetically Modified Organisms in Foods is the first study of the screening methods and tools utilized for determining the presence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food products. Leading experts in science, medicine, and government agencies examine the significant research and clinical developments in bio-engineered agriculture to bring you an accurate risk assessment of GMOs in relation to human consumption, economics, and the environment. This book focuses on three high-profile biotechnological commercial aspects of GMO inclusion in the world market: insect resistance, herbicide tolerance, and virus resistance. It also identifies new GM food crops that are in the laboratory and may soon be on your table. Testing of Genetically Modified Organisms in Foods looks at GMOs from the perspectives of both sides of the globe—the European Union and the United States Department of Agriculture—who each have their own set of rules and opinions regarding safety issues and marketing of bioengineered food products. This book looks at the government standards of scientific testing for GMOs, and several chapters specifically analyze current screening methods. This book also explores the impact of GMOs on farming, agricultural economy, pesticide control, and world famine. Testing of Genetically Modified Organisms in Foods brings you current information on: the risks and benefits of agricultural biotechnology—to people and the environment the regulations and protocols of testing for GMOs that have been adopted by European and United States agencies scientific techniques that test for GMOs, including certified reference materials (CRMs) and matrix-based, protein-based, and DNA-based methods of testing the limitations of today’s GMO screening methods and the benefits of alternatives that may be used in the future the long-term risks associated with gene flow of GMOs to other plants, specifically focusing on liabilities, regulatory climates, and intellectual property rights Testing of Genetically Modified Organisms in Foods is generously enhanced with figures, tables, and graphs as well as references at the end of every chapter. The commercialization of agricultural biotechnology makes this text essential for scientists, planners, and students of food, agriculture and environmental science. Government officials and activists will find this book invaluable in debating current issues of agricultural biotechnology and food safety.

Acceptable Genes
Author: Conrad Brunk
Publisher: SUNY Press
Release Date: 2009-10-30
Pages: 272
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Perspectives on genetically modified foods from world religions and indigenous traditions.

Genetically Modified Organisms In Food  Production  Safety  Regulation And Public Health
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Genetically Modified Food
Author: Jeri Freedman
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Pages: 63
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Introduces genetically modified foods, describing current research, health concerns, and their effect on modern agriculture.

The Regulation Of Genetically Modified Organisms
Author: Luc Bodiguel
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
Release Date: 2010
Pages: 410
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The regulation of genetically modified organisms continues to generate controversy. On the one hand they are vital to ensuring food security, on the other hand, consumer resistance persists. This volume brings together scholars from across the globe to examine the regulation of GMOs from their own national and regional perspectives.

Intellectual Property And Genetically Modified Organisms
Author: Charles Lawson
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2016-03-09
Pages: 258
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Taking a global viewpoint, this volume addresses issues arising from recent developments in the enduring and topical debates over Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and their relationship to Intellectual Property (IP). The work examines changing responses to the growing acceptance and prevalence of GMOs. Drawing together perspectives from several of the leading international scholars in this area, the contributions seek to break away from analysis of safety and regulation and examine the diversity of ways the law and GMOs have become entangled. This collection presents the start of a much broader engagement with GMOs and law. As GMO technology becomes increasingly more complex and embedded in our lives, this volume will be a useful resource in leading further discussion and debate about GMOs in academia, in government and among those working on future policy.

Safety Assessment Of Genetically Modified Foods
Author: Kunlun Huang
Publisher: Springer
Release Date: 2017-04-25
Pages: 258
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This book introduces readers to food safety assessment research on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). As is broadly known, the main concerns about GM foods’ adverse effects on health are the nutrients, toxicity, allergenicity and unexpected effects. Before GMOs can be made commercially available, a comprehensive food safety assessment – taking these concerns into account – must first be performed. Exploring these aspects, the book is divided into two parts: the first part focuses on the safety assessment guidelines of the CAC, while the second highlights new methods used for the evaluation of GMOs’ safety. Offering an essential, practical guide, it will be of interest to researchers and graduate students in the fields of food science and public health.

Genetically Engineered Foods
Author: Armando Mills
Publisher: Scientific e-Resources
Release Date: 2019-08-13
Pages: 324
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Genetically modified foods are foods derived from genetically modified organisms have had specific changes introduced into their DNA by genetic engineering techniques. The main aim of genetically modified crops is to produce a food that is able to survive even if any harmful chemicals or pesticides or herbicides are sprayed. Genetically engineered foods have had their DNA changed using genes from other plants or animals. Scientists take the gene for a desired trait in one plant or animal, and they insert that gene into a cell of another plant or animal. Genetic engineering can be done with plants, animals, or bacteria and other very small organisms. Genetic engineering allows scientists to move desired genes from one plant or animal into another. Genes can also be moved from an animal to a plant or vice versa. Genetic engineering also helps speed up the process of creating new foods with desired traits. Genetically modified material sounds a little bit like science fiction territory, but in reality, much of what we eat on a daily basis is a genetically modified organism. Whether or not these modified foods are actually healthy is still up for debate-and many times, you don't even know that you are buying something genetically modified. The book will be of help to researcher in the field of agriculture, crop improvement, biotechnology etc. It will also be helpful to teachers and students for better understanding of the subject.

Genetically Modified Crops In Agriculture
Author: Danny Watson
Publisher: Scientific e-Resources
Release Date: 2019-11-06
Pages: 324
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Genetically modified crops are plants used in agriculture, the DNA of which has been modified using genetic engineering methods. In most cases, the aim is to introduce a new trait to the plant which does not occur naturally in the species. Examples in food crops include resistance to certain pests, diseases, or environmental conditions, reduction of spoilage, or resistance to chemical treatments, or improving the nutrient profile of the crop. Recently rapid advances in the development and commercialization of transgenic crops across the world have been witnessed both in terms increased crop coverage and economic benefits. Genetically modified foods are foods derived from genetically modified organisms have had specific changes introduced into their DNA by genetic engineering techniques. The main aim of genetically modified crops is to produce a food that is able to survive even if any harmful chemicals or pesticides or herbicides are sprayed. Other benefit of genetically modified crops is to make food stay fresh for a long time. Some of genetically modified crops and food are corn, tomato, beets, potatoes, sprouts and alfalfa. It involves the insertion or deletion of genes. Examples in non-food crops include production of pharmaceutical agents, biofuels, and other industrially useful goods, as well as for bioremediation. This book covers those facets, from the source of the gene, compositions of a gene construct, method of gene delivery, and result of gene integration and expression, to effects of the transgene on plants and the ecology.

Genetically Modified Organisms And Biosafety
Author: Tomme R. Young
Publisher: IUCN
Release Date: 2004
Pages: 56
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Biosafety and genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are amongst the most complex of biodiversity issues: from species conservation, to sustainable livelihoods, to socio-cultural policy. The greatest GMO-related need shared by all decision-makers - governmental, civil society, and industrial - is for unbiased background information and a framework for evaluating new evidence. This detailed, background analysis aims to enable IUCN and its Members determine how they should "advance leadership, research, analysis and dissemination of knowledge regarding the potential ecological impact of the release of genetically modified organisms into the environment, focusing especially on biodiversity, socio-economic impact and food security".

Labeling Genetically Modified Food
Author: Paul Weirich
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2007-11-01
Pages: 272
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Food products with genetically modified (GM) ingredients are common, yet many consumers are unaware of this. When polled, consumers say that they want to know whether their food contains GM ingredients, just as many want to know whether their food is natural or organic. Informing consumers is a major motivation for labeling. But labeling need not be mandatory. Consumers who want GM-free products will pay a premium to support voluntary labeling. Why do consumers want to know about GM ingredients? GM foods are tested to ensure safety and have been on the market for more than a decade. Still, many consumers, including some with food allergies, want to be cautious. Also, GM crops may affect neighboring plants through pollen drift. Despite tests for environmental impact, some consumers may worry that GM crops will adversely effect the environment. The study of risk and its management raises questions not settled by the life sciences alone. This book surveys various labeling policies and the cases for them. It is the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary treatment of the debate about labeling genetically modified food. The contributors include philosophers, bioethicists, food and agricultural scientists, attorneys/legal scholars, and economists.

Genetically Modified Foods
Author: Lillian E. Forman
Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
Release Date: 2010-09-01
Pages: 112
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This title gives readers a balanced look at the issue of genetically modified foods and the surrounding arguments. Readers will learn about the history of genetically modified foods, as well as political aspects of the debate and concerns regarding expense, the environment, culture, and religion. Additionally, the use of genetically modified foods to help food markets in third-world countries is explained. Also covered are business practices, including biotechnology and patents. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-follow text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Viewpoints is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Superfoods
Author: Sally Morgan
Publisher: Heinemann/Raintree
Release Date: 2002
Pages: 64
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Analyzes the process of genetic modification of plants and animals, which helps eliminate hunger while maintaining protection for the environment, and looks at some advantages and disadvantages of the techology.

GMO Food  A Reference Handbook
Author: David E. Newton
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release Date: 2014-10-07
Pages: 336
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Providing an exhaustive background on the history of genetically modified organism (GMO) crops and foods as well as the controversies surrounding these products, this book allows readers to develop their own particular viewpoint on the production and use of GMO substances. • Presents both historical and current views of the topic that provide readers with a neutral presentation of the hard science as well as the social issues in question • Includes perspective essays written by individuals with expertise in issues related to the production and distribution of GMO foods in the United States and other parts of the world • Assesses the long-existing differences in attitudes toward the development and commercialization of GMO foods and crops in the United States versus in the European Union • Addresses the ongoing debate regarding whether and how genetically modified products should be labeled for sale

Genetically Modified Food
Author: Tamara Thompson
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC
Release Date: 2014-11-19
Pages: 144
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This collection of essays explores whether genetically modified foods are safe to eat, how the environment is impacted by GM foods, and the effectiveness of government regulation around GM foods.

Genetically Modified Organisms In Crop Production And Their Effects On The Environment
Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Release Date: 2006
Pages: 123
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The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) hosted an Expert Consultation on "Genetically Modified Organisms in Crop Production and Their Effects on the Environment: Methodologies for Monitoring and the Way Ahead" from 18 to 20 January in Rome. The main objective of the consultation was to review the scientific basis for, and procedures to establish, effective post-release monitoring of genetically modified (GM) crops and develop guidelines to strengthen member countries' capacities to design and carry out monitoring programmes. The consultation was a follow-up to the earlier FAO Expert Consultation on "Environmental Effects of Genetically Modified Crops", which had recommended the environmental effects of GM crops be assessed on a case-by-case basis and emphasized the need to monitor possible medium- to long-term environmental impacts. The main outputs of the meeting were: a review of the scientific criteria and procedures; strategies that could form the basis of efficient monitoring programmes; recommendations for both scientists managing the monitoring process and policy makers.

Genetically Modified Organisms  Consumers  Food Safety And The Environment
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