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Agricultural Biotechnology, Policy, and Nutrition

  1. Marion Nestle

Published Online: 15 OCT 2002

DOI: 10.1002/0471250597.mur003

Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in Biotechnology

Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in Biotechnology

How to Cite

Nestle, M. 2002. Agricultural Biotechnology, Policy, and Nutrition. Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in Biotechnology. .

Author Information

  1. New York University, New York, New York

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2002

Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Food Biotechnology: Promise or Reality

    • Theoretical Potential

    • Economic Realities

  • Safety Issues

    • Unintended Consequences: Tryptophan Supplements

    • Allergenicity

    • Antibiotic Resistance

  • Regulatory Issues

    • Food Safety

    • Environmental Impact

    • Intellectual Property Rights

  • Public Perceptions

  • Predictive Implications: Recombinant Products

    • Pharmaceuticals: Insulin

    • Enzymes: Chymosin

    • Hormones: Bovine Somatotropin (rbST)

    • Foods: The “Flavr Savr” Tomato

    • Food Crops: Soybeans and Corn

  • Policy Implications

Keywords:

  • agricultural biotechnology