Thwarting consumer choice : the case against mandatory labeling for genetically modified foods / Gary E. Marchant, Guy A. Cardineau, and Thomas P. Redick.

Author
Marchant, Gary Elvin, 1958- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Washington, D.C. : AEI Press : Distributed by Rowman & Littlefield Pub., c2010.
Description
vii, 96 p. ; 24 cm.

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Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
PART I:. Introduction and Background -- Introduction -- 1.. Background on GM Foods -- Biotechnology Techniques -- GM Crops and Foods -- Risks of GM Crops and Foods -- 2.. GM Labeling Laws and Regulations -- Status and History of Mandatory GM Labeling Requirements -- Key Design Issues and Differences in National Labeling Laws -- International Law Fora -- PART II:. Critique of the Arguments For Mandatory GM Labeling -- 3.. The "Right to Know" -- 4.. Consumer Choice -- 5.. Public Opinion -- 6.. Tracking and Surveillance Applications -- Health Monitoring and Product Surveillance -- Cultural and Religious Dietary Restrictions -- PART III:. Arguments Against Mandatory GM Labeling -- 7.. Costs and Burdens of Mandatory GM Labeling -- Costs of Testing and Segregation -- Market Distortions -- Shipping Disruption Incidents -- Consumer Confusion and Loss of Benefits -- 8.. A Voluntary Labeling Alternative -- Appendix A:. Animal Cloning: The Latest Skirmish -- Appendix B:. National GM Labeling Laws and Policies.
ISBN
  • 9780844743264
  • 0844743267
LCCN
2010003407
OCLC
511614836
Other standard number
  • 40017948514
RCP
C - S