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Cover for Opposition to genetically modified wheat and global food security.

This chapter evaluates the impact of consumer opposition (particularly European opposition) to the adoption of GM food (GM wheat) and to the realization of its benefits in terms of global food security. The chapter (i) develops a conceptual model of consumer acceptance of GM crops; (ii) quantifies...

Author(s)
Haggui, F.; Phillips, P. W. B.; Gray, R. S.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The coexistence of GM and non-GM arable crops in the EU: economic and market considerations.

Within the coexistence debate in Europe, anti-GM groups often claim that there is no demand for GM crops in Europe and that GM and organic crops cannot coexist successfully without causing significant economic harm/losses to organic growers. This chapter examines these claims by specifically...

Author(s)
Brookes, G.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economic effects of producing or banning GM crops.

This chapter examines the economic effects of the different policy responses from the EU regarding the introduction of genetically modified (GM) crops in other regions. Some light is shed on the different regulatory systems in Brazil, China, the EU and the USA. This picture is supplemented by some...

Author(s)
Wronka, J.; Schmitz, P. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for European Union.

This chapter provides an overview of the main environmental and health-related standards that apply to EU agriculture. The most important environmental and health-related issues, which are of major concern in the EU and with high priority in policy are: nutrient enrichment in water by nitrates and...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Dwyer, J.; Baldock, D.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental and human-health standards influencing competitiveness.

This chapter is a synthesis of the principal environmental and human health related standards applying to agriculture in the EU, USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. It provides a comparison of the main environmental and health issues causing concern in the 5 countries, the policy measures and...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Ervin, D. E.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995861)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Agricultural biotechnology and transatlantic trade: regulatory barriers to GM crops.

This book examines why genetically modified (GM) agricultural crops that are approved as safe in North America (Canada and the USA) are facing significant regulatory hurdles in gaining access to the European Union. It illustrates the challenge of regulatory regionalism created by social regulatory...

Author(s)
Isaac, G. E.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995809)
Type
Book

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