Food Safety

Food Safety

by Judeen Bartos


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Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737751505
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 02/24/2011
Series: At Issue Series: Health
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Lack of Food Safety Is an Imminent Threat to American Families Andrew Kimbrell 11

2 Additional Food Regulation Is Not Needed David E. Gumpert 17

3 Regulation Is Necessary for Food Safety Nancy Scola 22

4 Local Farmers Need Protection from Excessive Regulation Lynn Byczynski 31

5 Congress Must Reform America's Food Safety System Caroline Smith DeWaal 37

6 Imported Food More Likely to Be Contaminated than Food Grown in U.S. E.J. Mundell 45

7 More Inspections and Better Labeling Needed to Avoid Chinese Scandals: Food and Water Watch 54

8 Genetically Modified Foods May Cause Allergic Responses Jeffrey M. Smith 62

9 Genetically Modified Foods Provide Safe and Healthy Choices for Consumers: Agricultural Biotechnology Council 69

10 School Lunch Programs Lag Behind Other Industries in Food Safety Elizabeth Weise Peter Eisler 74

Organizations to Contact 84

Bibliography 90

Index 95

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