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GM food systems and their economic impact.

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Description

This book includes 6 chapters examining the relevance of transgenic crops in food production, prices and the environment. It initially describes the historical evolution of biotechnology and defines key terms, before moving on to explore transgenic technology and food regime concepts. It analyses genetically modified organism (GMO) policy as part of overall agrarian policy, considering neoregulati...

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Chapter 2 (Page no: 16)

Genetically modified foods in the light of food regimes.

This chapter describes how transgenic technology issues can be understood in the light of food regime concepts and lead to different experience with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in different countries. It discusses GMO neoregulation in the USA, the European Union (with particular reference to Spain), Brazil, Russia, China, India, South Africa and Serbia within a broader context, as an integral part of general agricultural policy. It provides a brief description of these countries' agricultural performances, agricultural supports and trade relations.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Ancient, classical and modern biotechnology. Author(s): Brankov, T. Lovre, K.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 91) Does transgenic food production affect world food prices? Author(s): Brankov, T. Lovre, K.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 118) Food security and GMOs. Author(s): Brankov, T. Lovre, K.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 136) Is GMO farming an eco-friendly choice? Author(s): Brankov, T. Lovre, K.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 152) GMOs: what are we eating? Author(s): Brankov, T. Lovre, K.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2019
  • ISBN
  • 9781789240542
  • Record Number
  • 20183344059