The Book that I read for this assignment is called Food Inc. The author of this book is Peter Pringle.The book is about the food industry in the united states of america. Food inc is 243 pages. A Common name in my book is monsanto. They are a corporation who specializes in GMO's ( Genetically Modified Organisms.
11 “Health risks of genetically modified foods,” editorial, Lancet, 29 May 1999. 12 “Elements of Precaution: Recommendations for the Regulation of Food Biotechnology in Canada; An Expert Panel Report on the Future of Food Biotechnology prepared by The Royal Society of Canada at the request of Health Canada Canadian Food Inspection Agency and
A few years ago, a group of more than a dozen scientists from within the CDC put out a public statement, while remaining anonymous, outlining the big problem of corporate influence and the effect it is having on health policy decisions. They were referred to as the Spider Papers. The authors really stressed just how big of a problem this is.
Agriculture enabled people to produce surplus food. They could use this extra food when crops failed or trade it for other goods. Food surpluses allowed people to work at other tasks unrelated to farming. Agriculture kept formerly nomadic people near their fields and led to the development of permanent villages. These became linked through trade.
GMO has got to be the worst possible idea of all time. It won't produce food for anyone except the rich, and it will not produce food that has the ecological diversity requirements to provide a safe consistent yield. It isn't by accident you know, they will not put GMO labels on food.
18 Nov 00 - GMO - Blair turns his fire on anti-GM food protesters 18 Nov 00 - GMO - 'Biotech' is new darling of the stockmarket 17 Nov 00 - GMO - Blair promotes biotech industry 15 Nov 00 - GMO - Britain's biotech talent may flee 'hostile' climate 06 Nov 00 - GMO - GM maize is found in tortilla snacks 06 Nov 00 - GMO - Alert over 'GM tortillas'
Sustainable food group petitioning Big Bread to stop spraying wheat with glyphosate 7/26/2016 - A United Kingdom-based charity and organic certification body has called on all major UK bread makers and supermarkets to stop using and selling products that have been treated with glyphosate, the main chemical in the widely-utilized Roundup herbicide by Monsanto.
These small units of production were responsible for 41 percent of the agricultural output for domestic consumption and for producing at the regional level 51 percent of the maize, 77 percent of the beans, and 61 percent of the potatoes.7 The contribution to food security of this small-farm sector is today as crucial as twenty-five years ago.
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Eating GM food can change the genetic make-up of your digestive system and could put you at risk of infections that are resistant to antibiotics, experts said yesterday. A British study has ...