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Environmental Politics Casebook: Genetically Modified Foods by Norman Miller

By Norman Miller

Environmental Politics Casebook: Genetically changed meals contains testimony, magazine and newspaper articles, e-book chapters, and curiosity staff communications similar to press releases and online briefs, in addition to different experiences and experiences that represent the valuable components of the general public debate at the genetic amendment of foodstuff. A significant other to Environmental Politics: curiosity teams, the Media, and the Making of coverage, it presents the major, unique, case-in-point program for practices and ideas formerly mentioned merely in concept, conserving the fundamental textual content compact and current.

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It probably shouldn't: Remember the flavor-saver tomato? How many of you have heard of the so-called terminator gene which can keep a plant from reproducing? S. the stuff that is crushed and made into salad and cooking oil and that feeds most of the livestock we grow are produced from a variety that increases the plant's resistance to certain pesticides. Genetically-engineered corn with certain pest resistant characteristics is also rapidly displacing more traditional varieties. And, it gets even more interesting when you consider that researchers are looking at genetically-modified mosquitoes that cannot carry malaria.

So I thank the gentlewoman. I would hope that the esteemed chairman, the gentleman from New Mexico (Mr. Skeen) would be able to respond. Mr. SKEEN: Mr. Chairman, will the gentlewoman yield? Ms. KAPTUR: I yield to the gentleman from New Mexico. Mr. SKEEN: Mr. Chairman, I will tell the gentleman I am all aflutter. I would like to say that I understand the concern of the gentleman, and I will continue to work with him to address this situation, and I think he has got a good program. L1551Ch06Frame Page 30 Tuesday, August 14, 2001 12:58 PM 30 Environmental Politics Casebook: Genetically Modified Foods Mr.

C. 348(c)(2)) is amended— (A) by striking “(2)” and inserting “(2)(A)”; and (B) by adding at the end the following subparagraph: “(B) In the case of a genetic food additive, an order under paragraph (1)(A) may not be issued before the expiration of the 30-day period beginning on the date on which the Secretary has under subsection (b)(5) made information available to the public pursuant to a notification under such subsection regarding the petition involved. During such period (or such longer period as the Secretary may designate), the Secretary shall provide interested persons an opportunity to submit to the Secretary comments on the petition.

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