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TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface: Nell Newman Foreword: Andrew Kimbrell 1. The Real Human Health Risks A Pediatrician Speaks Out: Dr. Martha Herbert Got Hormones? Of Fish Tomatoes and Human Pigs Allergic Reactions Antibiotic Resistance Toxic Genes Weakening immune response Loss of Nutrition 2. Ending Nature as We Know It A Scientist Speaks Out: Dr. Ignacio Chapela The Trojan Gene Effect Biological Pollution Herbicide Heaven The Dawn of the "Super Weeds" Every Field a Pesticide Factory Breeding Super Pests 3. Sowing Seeds of Destruction A Farmer Speaks Out: Mark Loiselle, Canadian organic farmer Where Have All the Farmers Gone? Genetic Engineering and the Persecution of Farmers Just Saying No 4. A Quick Guide to Genetically Engineered Foods in Your Supermarket Shopping Overview The Quick Guide Supermarket Tour Fruits and Vegetables At the Meat and Fish Counter In the Dairy Case Alternative Dairy Products Eggs Grains and Beans Snack Foods Canned Foods Bread, Baked Goods, and Baking Supplies Cereals and Breakfast Bars Sodas and Juices Frozen Foods Soups and Sauces Condiments, Oils, Dressings and Spreads Baby Food Infant Formula Chocolate Products and Candy 5. Choosing the Future of Food An Activist Speaks Out: Els Cooperider Get Involved! Ten Things You Can Do to Choose the Future of Food Spread the Word B.Y.O.B. - Begin In Your Own Backyard Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is-Literally: Using Your Personal Buying Power Think Globally, Buy Locally: Farm-fresh Foods May I Speak to the Manager? Talking to People with Purchasing Power Shop With Shared Values: Changing the Buying Power in Your Community Get Organized: Join or Start a Local Group Don't Like the News? Go Out and Make Your Own: Using Your Local Media Food and Politics: Empowering Democracy Stay Informed, Stay Involved. Join the Center for Food Safety's True Food Network APPENDICES: 1. More Shopper's Resources Shopper's List of GE-Free Brands Top U.S. Food Companies and their Policies on GE Ingredients Guide to Processed-food Additives 2. Community Organizing Resources Community Organizing Guide Community Media Guide 3. For Further Research Organizations and Web Resources Further Reading
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Genetically modified foods.
Food -- Biotechnology.