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    • A farmer’s perspective: Producing food and fiber for an unforgiving world 

      Erickson, David C. (NABC, 2001)
      The biotechnology industry failed to make the system transparent, and failed to get all of the “stakeholders” involved. Farmers need predictability in the products they buy and that they can sell them. This means there is ...
    • A Legal View: Promoting product stewardship and regulation 

      Abramson, Stanley H. (NABC, 2001)
      Recommendations for improving product stewardship and federal regulations.
    • A scientist’s perspective: The international arena 

      Krattiger, Anatole F. (NABC, 2001)
      We need a good idea to bring about the change needed to make biotechnology flourish and deliver its promise to the world’s citizens at large. Biotechnology is at the heart of the long-term sustainability of our environment, ...
    • Agricultural biotechnology: A Public Conversation about Risk 

      Unknown author (NABC, 1993)
      In May 1992, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a request for comments on labeling of biotechnology-based food products that are and a National Academy of Sciences report addresses pesticides in the diets of infants ...
    • Agricultural biotechnology: Savior or scourge? 

      Jacobson, Michael F. (NABC, 2001)
      Both, advocates and critics of genetic engineering should recognize that the wisest course of action would be simultaneously to follow several paths to satisfy our food needs, making use of genetic engineering, conventional ...
    • American consumers’ awareness and acceptance of biotechnology 

      Hoban, Thomas J. (NABC, 2001)
      Given that public perception of plant biotechnology has not changed much over the past few years, it is unlikely that acceptance will change much in the future. Research into food shopping preferences and behavior shows ...
    • An agricultural response to the feeding frenzy 

      Millis, Nancy F (NABC, 2001)
      Agriculturalists and the food industry must develop GM commodities that will benefit consumers directly, and ensure that the precautionary approach is adopted by GM breeders, farmers and food manufacturers, both during ...
    • Animal Biotechnologies: Potential Impact on Animal Products and Their Production 

      First, Neal L. (NABC, 1992)
      Every biotechnology is different. Each gene construct is different and must be examined for its individual benefits and risks. Some biotechnologies reduce the need for animals in research or reduce the numbers needed for ...
    • Animal Biotechnology: Opportunities & Challenges 

      Unknown author (NABC, 1992)
      Animal well-being, the safety of animal food products and regulatory issues are addressed in this report along with the examination of links between animal biotechnology and new opportunities in human and animal medicine.
    • Animal Pharmaceuticals 

      Terry, Martin (NABC, 1992)
      The regulatory agencies consider oversight as appropriately applied in direct proportion to the risk associated with a given product per se, independent of the technology employed in the manufacturing process. FDA cannot ...
    • Animal well-being and biotechnology 

      Meeker, David (NABC, 1992)
      Animal agriculture contributes to the quality of human life by providing high-quality, nutrient-dense foods. Farmers have a moral obligation to produce this food as efficiently as possible. This will provide the maximum ...
    • Appendix I: Script for the mock debate 

      Lila Smith, Mary Ann; Scanes, Colin (NABC, 2001)
      Script for he mock debate that was presented to introduce the theme and structure of the workshop sessions.
    • Appendix II Partisan assessments of information concerning genetically modified foods: Preliminary results 

      Gunther, Albert C.; Schmitt, Kathleen (NABC, 2001)
      Research into the effect mass media has on partisan assessment of received information
    • Communicating with the public about risk 

      Bishop, Jerry E. (NABC, 1993)
      Inevitably, one interest group will accuse the media of needlessly scaring the public while another interest group will charge that the media are failing to alert the public to a deadly danger.
    • Ethics and genetically modified foods 

      Comstock, Gary (NABC, 2001)
      The author has decided that it is ethically justifiable to pursue genetically modified crops and foods because the following three of our most influential ethical traditions converge on a common answer: the rights of people ...
    • 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 ...
    • Frames for public discourse on biotechnology 

      Juanillo, Jr., Napoleon K (NABC, 2001)
      The continuing coverage of the risks and benefits of agricultural biotechnology in the media have vigorously put science and the scientist in the public arena, requiring scientists to engage in public discourse they are ...
    • Genetic engineering and the concept of the natural 

      Sagoff, Mark (NABC, 2001)
      Many consumers view genetically engineered foods with suspicion partly because the food industry has taught them to do so. Consumers learn from advertisements and labels that the foods they buy are all natural only to ...
    • Genetically Modified Food and the Consumer 

      Unknown author (NABC, 2001)
      While agricultural biotechnology has potential benefits for farmers, consumers and the environment, public outcry has focused on its problems—extreme views on either side are detrimental to all with those claiming that all ...
    • High anxiety and biotechnology: Who’s buying, who’s not, and why?—An overview 

      Pueppke, Steven G (NABC, 2001)
      Detailed meeting overview