[PDF] ✓ Gmos Decoded By Sheldon Krimsky – Tbjewellers.co.uk The debate over genetically modified organisms health and safety concerns environmental impact and scientific opinionsSince they were introduced to the market in the late 1990s GMOs genetically modifi The debate over genetically modified organisms health and safety concerns environmental impact and scientific opinionsSince they were introduced to the market in the late s GMOs genetically modified organisms including genetically modified crops have been subject to a barrage of criticism Agriculture has welcomed this new technology but public opposition has been loud and scientific opinion mixed In Gmos Decoded Sheldon Krimsky examines the controversies over GMOs health and safety concerns environmental issues the implications for world hunger and the scientific consensus or lack of one He explores the viewpoints of a range of GMO skeptics from public advocacy groups and nongovernmental organizations to scientists with differing views on risk and environmental impactKrimsky explains the differences between traditional plant breeding and molecular breeding through genetic engineering GE; describes early GMO products including the infamous Flavr Savr tomato; and discusses herbicide disease and insect resistant GE plants He considers the different American and European approaches to risk assessment dueling scientific interpretations of plant genetics and the controversy over labeling GMO products He analyzes a key report from the National Academies of Sciences on GMO health effects and considers the controversy over biofortified rice Golden Rice which some saw as a humanitarian project and others as an exercise in public relations Do GMO crops hold promise or peril By offering an accessible review of the risks and benefits of GMO crops and a guide to the controversies over them Krimsky helps readers judge for themselves.
- 216 pages
- Gmos Decoded
- Sheldon Krimsky
- 08 March 2014 Sheldon Krimsky