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    • Farm knowledge: machines versus biotechnology 

      Stirling, Bob (NABC, 1997)
      Local farm knowledge is being eroded and, given its relevance to the viability of farm communities, ways have to be found to revive it. Young people often leave farming communities and with them this source of population, ...
    • Farm2School: Giving children a healthy choice for lunch 

      Knight, Robert (NABC, 2010)
      Farm2School is part of the local-food and whole-food movements, in the same family as farmers’ markets and CSAs. There were fewer than ten Farm2School programs in 1997, and now there are more than 2,000, gaining traction ...
    • Farmer concerns: Food safety, biotechnology and the consumer 

      Sorensen, A. Ann (NABC, 1990)
      Farmers are concerned about providing safe and nutritious food to the consumer. Revelations about pesticide residues and hormones in our food supply cause concern. The public lacks an understanding about modern farming ...
    • Farmer's rights: What is fair? 

      Kinsman, John (NABC, 1994)
      We need to take responsibility for the long-term problems following shortsighted decisions on patenting life forms and intellectual property rights. Farmers in this country and around the world are being pushed off their ...
    • Farmers as consumers: making choices 

      Horan, William (NABC, 2002)
      Use of biotech seed on his farm can save hours of labor. Strict methods of segregation keep pharmaceutical corn isolated from crops meant for other purposes.
    • Financing the development of biobased products 

      Wyse, Roger (NABC, 2000)
      There has been restructuring that has in the traditional agricultural research and development complex, and some new funding paradigms have developed to support a new industry. Partnerships and alliances are of great ...
    • Food and agricultural research:Innovation to transform human health 

      Hardy, Ralph W.F. (NABC, 2009-03-06)
      Delivery of healthcare is a pressing social, economic, technical and political challenge, 75% of health care expenditure in the US are for diet-related chronic diseases, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, etc. Emphasis has ...
    • Food and nutrition: The good, the bad, and the ugly 

      Keen, Carl L.; Holt, Roberta R. (NABC, 2010)
      The concept that health is in part dictated by diet is well recognized, but the focus is often on the putative negative effects of “bad diets” and “bad foods,” rather than on the identification of diets and foods that may ...
    • Food for innovation: The food valley experience 

      Jongen, Wim M.F. (NABC, 2006)
      The concept that science-based economic development is crucial for general economic development and competitiveness, according to Wim Jongen, begs the question of how to organize the process. The objective of the Food ...
    • Food fraud: Public health threats and the need for new analytical detection approaches 

      Moore, Jeffrey C. (NABC, 2011)
      A practical example of Food Fraud is the adulteration of milk with water to increase its value at sale. Once milk was sold based on protein content, its adulteration with water was eliminated. However, in more recent times, ...
    • Food labeling: Where science, health and policy meet 

      Schneeman, Barbara O. (NABC, 2010)
      The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a science-based agency and so the scientific expertise that universities can bring to bear on many of these issues is very important to decision making. Diversity of expertise is ...
    • Food processing biotechnology 

      Harlander, Susan K. (NABC, 1990)
      Biotechnology could have a dramatic impact on the entire agriculture and food sector. It has the potential to reduce the need for agricultural chemicals; improve productivity, efficiency, and profitability of food production ...
    • Food related risks: A food scientist’s perspective 

      Hotchkiss, Joseph H. (NABC, 1990)
      The hazards associated with foods in general have been determined. Biotechnology presents few hazards not previously considered and in some cases could substantially reduce risks. Unfortunately, food products derived from ...
    • Food related risks: A nutritionist’s perspective 

      Nesheim, Malden C. (NABC, 1990)
      It is critical to recognize that we eat a varied diet, and that changes, whether through biotechnology or by traditional means, must be viewed in the context of entire food patterns, and not in terms of one food. Those ...
    • Food safety and quality for the consumer: Policies and communication 

      Foreman, Carol Tucker (NABC, 1990)
      Changes in the decision-making apparatus can improve “communication,” reduce value conflicts, and ultimately improve the pub­lic policies governing biotechnology
    • Food safety and quality: Assessing the impact of biotechnology 

      Munro, In C.; Hall, Richard L. (NABC, 1990)
      The science of food safety has the tools and the know-how to provide a rigorous safety evaluation of new products. If good science leads, fair regulation will surely follow.
    • Food safety perspectives on animal biotechnology 

      Cross, H. Russell (NABC, 1992)
      Biotechnology offers many opportunities to improve agriculture and will have its greatest impact on meat and poultry safety in two ways by providing us with diagnostic tests to effectively detect contamination during food ...
    • Food safety: The Minnesota model 

      Hugoson, Gene (NABC, 2011)
    • Food security and the role of agricultural research 

      Reeves, Timothy; Pinstrup-Andersen, Per; Pandya-Lorch, Rajul (NABC, 1997)
      Effective partnerships between developing-country research systems, international research institutions, and private and public sector research institutions in industrialized countries should be forged to bring biotechnology ...
    • Food Security: The Intersection of Sustainability, Safety and Defense 

      Unknown author (NABC, 2011)
      Under the weight of a burgeoning global population, changing climate, rising food prices, emerging pathogens, and concerns over environmental integrity and food safety, agriculture faces a period of transition as it is ...