Genetic Modification (Issues Book 208) (English Edition)

編集 Lisa Firth
For some time it seemed as though the GM debate in the UK had been quashed completely in the face of unequivocal consumer disapproval for the new technology. However, recent surveys have suggested that sections of the population are becoming more open-minded with regards to genetically-modified food. In addition, the debate has been brought to the surface once more by recent developments including a genetically-modified salmon which can grow to full size in half the time of an ordinary salmon, EC approval of the first GM crop in a decade and the creation of GM chickens which could prevent the spread of bird flu. This book examines recent GM trends and the debates surrounding them. The information comes from a wide range of sources and includes government reports and statistics, newspaper articles, features, magazine articles and surveys, literature from lobby groups and charitable organisations.