1st Edition

Environmental Politics Casebook
Genetically Modified Foods

ISBN 9781566705516
Published September 21, 2001 by CRC Press
304 Pages 25 B/W Illustrations

USD $71.95

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Book Description

Environmental Politics Casebook: Genetically Modified Foods includes testimony, journal and newspaper articles, book chapters, and interest group communications such as press releases and on-line briefs, as well as other studies and reports that constitute the principal elements of the public debate on the genetic modification of food. A companion to Environmental Politics: Interest Groups, the Media, and the Making of Policy, it provides the substantive, detailed, case-in-point application for practices and principles previously discussed only in theory, keeping the basic text compact and current.

Table of Contents

H.R. 3377: The Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act, S. 2080
The Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-know Act
Congressional Record May 26, 1999 (Edited)
H.R. 3883: Genetically Engineered Food Safety Act

New Crops, New Century, New Challenges: How Will Scientists, Farmers, and Consumers Learn to Love Biotechnology and What Happens if they Don't, Dan Glickman, Secretary of Agriculture
Are Bioengineered Foods Safe? (FDA)
Healthy Harvests: Growth Through Biotechnology, US Department of State
FDA to Strengthen Pre-Market Review of Bioengineered Foods, US Department of Health and Human Services
Plant Biotechnology Regulation: Science-Based and Consumer Accessible from Plow to Plate, American Crop Protection Association
The Food and Drug Administration's New Proposal on Genetically Engineered Foods: First Draft Analysis, The Center for Food Safety
The ABC's of GE Food, Environmental Research Foundation
The Labeling Logic, Charles Margulis, Greenpeace
Thumbs Down of FDA Rules for Biotech Food-Proposed Regulation Unnecessary, Harmful, Competitive Enterprise Institute
GMA Comments of USDA/GIPSA Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Testimony of Mary C. Sophos)
Agricultural Biotechnology-Domestic Regulation, American Farm Bureau

Frankenstein Foods?, Kenneth Klee, Newsweek
The Politics of Food, Maria Margaronis, The Nation
Food Fight Comes to America, John Stauber, The Nation
Food Risks and Labeling Controversies, Regulation, Volume 23, No. 1
US Regulatory System Needs Adjustment as Volume and Mix of Transgenic Plants Increase in Marketplace, National Academy of Sciences
Opening Statement Press Conference on Genetically Modified Pest-Protected Plants: Science and Regulation, National Academy of Sciences
Biotech Detractors Distort Science to Support their Views, American Council on Science and Health Editorial
Killer Corn, Jan Rissler, Nucleus
If You're Not Concerned about GM Foods, You Will Be after You Read This: What the Academy of Science Says about Genetically Engineered Crops, Rachel's Weekly
Montague vs. Scott: Face Off on Genetically Modified Foods, TomPaine.com
Risk and Precaution in Agricultural Biotechnology: A Role for Science and Scientists, Katherine Barrett

Biotech in Trouble, Part 1, Rachel's Weekly
Biotech in Trouble, Part 2, Rachel's Weekly
The X Fields, Greenpeace Quarterly
Genetically Engineered Foods: Who's Minding the Store, Environmental Defense
Portrait of an Industry in Trouble, Worldwatch news Brief
The Next Endangered Species?, The Campaign's Take Action Packet
Genetic Engineering at a Historic Crossroads: The Sierra Club Biotechnology Task Force Report
Eating in the Dark, TomPaine.com
The Genetically Engineered Food Fight, News on Earth
Food Labeling: The Problems of Mandated Information for Biotechnology, Consumer Alert
Billions Served. Reason Magazine Online
The New Monsanto Pledge
21st Century Luddites?, Washington Legal Foundation
Cartegena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity
Council Regulation (EC) No. 1139/98 The Council of the European Union

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"…likely to illuminate the policy-making process much better than standard texts…As a person who regularly teaches environmental policy courses at several universities, I believe that this book [will] quickly fill a need…for a better approach to presenting politics and policy. I also like the combination of a standard textbook and companion casebooks, which will allow this text to be used in a wide variety of subjects…I would personally assign and use this text for my next environmental policy course."
-Michael Catania, Esq., former Deputy Commissioner, New Jersey Dept. of Environmental Protection