to info on GM foods:
Are GM foods the boon
that could put an end to starvation and malnutrition or a bane that
will produce uncontrollable health and environmental consequences?
As genetically-modified foods become more pervasive, we'll be faced
with more decisions about their value and risks. There are no clear
answers to questions about the health, environment, economic and
political impact of GM foods. The only certainty is that food biotechnology
is here to stay, and it's up to us as consumers to know about what
links to fill yourself in on various sides of the issue, and come
to your own conclusions
Media Services Reporter's Guide to Genetic Engineering in Agriculture
A fairly comprehensive
set of essays covering the issues around GM foods and offering resources
for learning more.
USDA's Biotechnology Information Resource
has links to
papers and web sites covering a wide variety of GM-food related
for our Future
from the UK's
Food and Drink Federation offers solid background information as
well as well-written articles addressing the risks and benefits
of GM agriculture.
of GM foods:
is an online
information resource with an eye to policy makers and those with
an interest in GM in developing countries.
is an industry
publication with news about GM foods and other applications of genetic
for Biotech Information
is a well-rounded
information resource founded by biotech industry leaders.
on bio-engineered seeds as well as a link to the company-sponsored
Biotechnology Knowledge Center.
to GM foods
of Concerned Scientists
Biotechnology site contains a wealth of information about environmental
and scientific issues as well as background information.
Alliance for Bio-Integrity
from a scientific and religious point of view.
Union Food Safety Issues
from the people
who bring you Consumer Reports.
God in the Garden
of the New Leaf Potato, from the New York Times Magazine, October
Organic Consumers Association
at a Crossroads
A special series
of reports on GM agriculture, printed in the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Especially interesting for articles focusing on farmers and the
media's presentation of the issue.
in a GM World
series of reports, this one unique for its global perspective and
information on GM in the UK.
New York Times GM collection
recent stories about GM foods that have run in the Times. Requires