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TABLE OF CONTENTS Editor?s Note Introduction: Beyond Precaution, Jon Entine Agricultural Biotechnology on Hold The Alice-in-Wonderland World of the ?Precautionary Principle? Enviromanticism Part I. Ideological Gridlock 1. Global Views on Agricultural Biotechnology, ***[Thomas Jefferson Hoban] CHANGED THIS TO MATCH CHAPTER BYLINE AND AUTHOR BIO.*** Leaders? Views on Biotechnology: Results of a Survey ***NOTE: THE OTHER TWO SECTION HEADINGS WERE CHANGED TO B-LEVEL SUBHEADINGS, SUBORDINATE TO THE ABOVE, WHICH WAS ADDED.*** Leaders? Views on Research and Educational Needs Conclusions 2. ***[The Promise and Perils of Agricultural Biotechnology,] THIS IS A DIFFERENT TITLE THAN THE ONE ON THE CHAPTER ITSELF. WHICH TITLE IS CORRECT?] C. S. Prakash and Gregory Conko The Challenge of Food Security in Developing Countries Modern Biotechnology Joins Crop Development Biotechnology Has Begun to Affect the Developing World Improved Health through Better Nutrition High Anxiety?Public Unease over Bioengineered Crops? Do Bioengineered Crops Harm the Environment? Unnecessary Speed Bumps and Roadblocks The Road Ahead: Toward Improved Food Security for All 3. Trade War or Culture War? The GM Debate in Britain and the European Union, Tony Gilland Europe and the Precautionary Principle GM?The British Experience Food Scares and the Significance of the BSE and CJD Episode The United Kingdom Government Response to GM Fears European Regulation and Labeling Requirements The Price of the Precautionary Principle Part II. Consequences 4. Hunger, Famine, and the Promise of Biotechnology, Andrew S. Natsios Supposed Obstacles to Biotechnology in Africa Placing Biotechnology Concerns into Context ***THESE WERE ADDED BECAUSE HEADINGS WERE NEEDED IN THESE PLACES?THEY DON?T HAVE TO BE THESE PARTICULAR HEADINGS.*** 5. Why GM Crops are Being Overregulated in the Developing World, Robert L. Paarlberg ***THE CHAPTER ITSELF HAS THIS AS SUBTITLE, AND ?LET THEM EAT PRECAUTION? AS THE MAIN TITLE.*** Reasons for the Restricted Planting of GM Crops ***NOTE: THE OTHER FOUR SECTION HEADINGS WERE CHANGED TO B-LEVEL SUBHEADINGS, SUBORDINATE TO THE ABOVE.*** ***[Trying to Make a Case Against the Regulations] THIS WAS ADDED BECAUSE A HEADING WAS NEEDED HERE IN THE TEXT?IT DOESN?T HAVE TO BE THIS PARTICULAR HEADING.*** Who Will Lose If the EU Wins? Options for the United States 6. Can Public Support for Biotechnology Be Salvaged? Carol Tucker Foreman ***DIFFERENT TITLE FROM THE CHAPTER ITSELF.*** Food and Feelings Public Attitudes Why the Skepticism About GM Foods? New Generation of Products May Exacerbate Consumer Discomfort The Current Regulatory System Undermines Support for Food Biotechnology Practical Steps to Improve the Situation Part III. Solutions 7. Deconstructing the Agricultural Biotechnology Protest Industry, Jay Byrne ***THIS TITLE IS DIFFERENT THAN THE ONE ON THE CHAPTER.*** Money Marketing The Internet Charting a Course for Change 8. ?Functional Foods? and Biopharmaceuticals: The Next Generation of the GM Revolution, Martina Newell-McGloughlin Functional Foods Plant Molecular Farming 9. Challenging the Progressive Myth of Antibiotechnology Environmentalists, Patrick Moore ***THIS TITLE IS DIFFERENT THAN THE ONE ON THE CHAPTER.*** Campaign of Fear and Fantasy ***ADDED HEADING.*** GM Crop Technology vs. Greenpeace in the Developing World Breaking Greenpeace?s Grip on the Media Postscript About the Authors
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Plant biotechnology -- Social aspects.
Transgenic plants -- Risk assessment.