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    • Dangerous liaison–deadly gamble 

      Ho, Mae-Wan (NABC, 1998)
      Genetically engineering agriculture is unnecessary and unethical. It is based on unsound science, and the foods produced are unwholesome. It is unsustainable because the technology is hit or miss. Most of all I believe it ...
    • Delivering on the promise of safe and healthy foods 

      Golodner, Linda F. (NABC, 2002)
      Consumers take voluntary risks as they navigate the supermarket and select foods and diets. Labeling is a critical tool for information for consumers, yet many are routinely confused about how to select food that is conducive ...
    • Detection of foodborne pathogens 

      Duplessis, Martin (NABC, 2011)
      In the Canadian food-safety system a methodological approach is used to identify foodborne pathogens, and sampling, sample preparation, pathogen enrichment, and methods for pathogen detection, isolation, identification and ...
    • Detector plants for agriculture, food and environmental monitoring 

      Medford, June (NABC, 2011)
      June Medford describes the use of detector pants which are being developed as sentinels to monitor human and natural environments for the presence of pollutants, chemical contaminants and explosives that are intentionally ...
    • Development and sustainability of the biofuel industry in Canada 

      LeRoy, Danny G.; Klein, K.K. (NABC, 2007)
      The markets for commodities like corn, wheat, gasoline and ethanol are global. The exportable supply of grains in the US has a strong influence on world prices. Canada is much less important in world markets for grains and ...
    • Diet-related chronic diseases: Moving from cause to prevention 

      Kumanyika, Shiriki (NABC, 2002)
      Foods for Health has important implications for the general health of Americans. Vested interests are seen as acceptable as long as they are in the public good and not based on the bottom line. Most people do not view food ...
    • Diminishing the ecological footprint 

      Thomas, Vernon G (NABC, 2004)
      Introductory remarks for Module II—Diminishing the ecological footprint
    • Dinner and Luncheon Addresses 

      Eaglesham, Allan (NABC, 2002)
      Summaries of lunch and dinner addresses, Q&As available separately.
    • Disaggregating biotechnology and poverty: Finding common international goals 

      Herring, Ronald J. (NABC, 2004)
      Concluding remarks and conference summary.
    • Discussions on treatment, prevention and consumer Choice 

      Carlson, Carla (NABC, 2002)
      Workshop report and recommendations
    • Disease Control in Animals 

      Curtis, Stanley (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      This presentation details aspect of animal husbandry that remote her health.
    • Do American consumers want GM food labeling? It depends on how you ask the question 

      Hallman, William K. (NABC, 2015)
      Data show that the vast majority of Americans know little or nothing about GE foods or foods containing GE ingredients in their supermarkets. There is considerable confusion among consumers: ingredients thought to be ...
    • Ecological aspects of genetically modified crops 

      Nickson, Thomas E.; Mckee, Michael J. (NABC, 1998)
      The world’s population will increase significantly in the near future and the demand for healthy, affordable food will also grow. Given that the area of available arable land required to produce food will not expand, new ...
    • Economic Aspects of Biopesticides 

      Reichelderfer, Katherine H. (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      Factors influencing biopesticides use
    • Economic Aspects of Disease Control in Animals 

      Kliebenstein, James B.; Hallam, L. Arne (NABC, 1989-02-15)
      Producers need to have healthy management in order to successfully utilize new products and technology, and appropriate management information needs to accompany the introduction of new technologies.
    • Economic assessment of agricultural biotechnolgy 

      Offutt, Susan (NABC, 1991)
      Facing the future with biotechnology requires recognition that the times are changing and agriculture with it. Economic assessment must consider the effects of changes in the overall “macro” environment in making predictions ...
    • Emerging Biotechnologies to Promote Food Safety 

      Besser, John (NABC, 2011)
      Each year, one out of six American are thought to become sick with a foodborne illness, and 3,000 die.” By this measure, foodborne illnesses are quite common, hence emphasis is being placed on prevention and surveillance. ...
    • Emerging food system defense risks and technology needs 

      Kennedy, Shaun (NABC, 2011)
      There are differences between food security, safety, defense and protection. Security may be defined as supply sufficiency, whereas safety implies system reliability. Defense, on the other hand, implies system resiliency ...
    • Enabling coexistence: Balancing innovation and market access 

      Giroux, Randal (NABC, 2015)
      Managing the coexistence of commodity crops within supply chains and global food presents challenges. For biotechnology to fully realize the benefit of increased global food security, its products must be effectively ...
    • Energy independence: On-site fuel cell systems operating on biofuels 

      Lee, Benson P (NABC, 2008)
      Our fuel cell is a high-temperature ceramic device that chemically converts hydrogen into electricity, requiring a little oxygen. The byproducts are water and heat. In order to turn it into something useful, we have to ...