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  1. Global Food History: Vol 6, No 2

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    On Monday 24 August 06:00 – 20:00 GMT we’ll be making some site updates on Taylor & Francis Online. You’ll still be able to search, browse and read our articles, where access rights already apply, but registration, purchasing, activation of tokens, eprints and other features of Your Account will be unavailable during this scheduled release.

  2. Food and Feed Safety of Genetically Engineered Food Crops ...

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    Abstract. The first genetically engineered (GE) food crop (tomato) was introduced in 1995, followed by the successful development and commercial release of maize, soybeans, cotton, canola, potatoes, papaya, alfalfa, squash, and sugar beets with specific new genetic traits.

  3. Genetically Modified Organisms in Food | ScienceDirect

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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 ...

  4. Food Evolution GMO Film Showcases Chemical Industry Agenda ...

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    Food Evolution reports that the increase in glyphosate use due to GMOs is not a problem, because glyphosate is safe. Two sources establish this claim in the film: a farmer says glyphosate has “very, very low toxicity; lower than coffee, lower than salt,” and Monsanto’s Robb Fraley – in response to a woman in an audience who asks him about science linking glyphosate to birth defects and ...

  5. How we got to now: why the US and Europe went different ways ...

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    Nov 05, 2015 · Foods themselves, however, are not subject to any mandatory review under US law, and the FDA has long circulated a list of foods and food ingredients that are Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS).

  6. Why GMOs matter — especially for the developing world | Grist

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    Jan 22, 2014 · But the world’s poorest countries, and in particular India and the bulk of sub-Saharan Africa, don’t allow any GM food crops to be grown. India came close to approval for a Bt eggplant (or Bt ...

  7. After 168 Years, Potato Famine Mystery Solved - HISTORY

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    Oct 19, 2018 · Scientists have long known that it was a strain of Phytophthora infestans (or P. infestans) that caused the widespread devastation of potato crops in Ireland and northern Europe beginning in 1845 ...

  8. Geography for Kids: India - Ducksters

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    Origin of the name India: The name "India" comes from the Persian word "Indus" for Hindus. The people of India generally refer to their country as Bharat or Hindustan. Bharat is an official name called out in the Indian Constitution.

  9. BBC - Travel - How the humble potato changed the world

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    Mar 02, 2020 · Its leaders are following similar tactics to those of 18th-Century Europe, peddling it with state-owned media, popular figures and popular science books. And in India, potatoes are prepared in ...

  10. The Food Timeline was created and maintained solely by Lynne Olver (1958-2015, her obituary), reference librarian with a passion for food history. About it she originally said " Information is checked against standard reference tools for accuracy. All sources are cited for research purposes.