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Genetically Modified Foods: Harmful or Helpful?
(Released April 2000)

 
  by Deborah B. Whitman  

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  1. @griculture Online
    http://www.agriculture.com/
    search on GM foods or GMOs

  2. ASA Supports Biotechnology at Food and Drug Administration Public Hearing
    http://www.soygrowers.com/newsroom/releases/documents/houseresearch.htm
    (American Soybean Association)

  3. Bioindustry Association
    http://www.bioindustry.org/
    (BioIndustry Association, 14/15 Belgrave Square, London)
    also contains GM food news from the London Times

  4. Crop Biotechnology: Benefits, Risks and Ownership
    http://www.agbioworld.org/biotech-info/articles/biotech-art/conwayspeech.html
    (Gordon Conway; President, The Rockefeller Foundation, New York; Speech delivered March 28, 2000 in Edinburgh, Scotland at: GM Food Safety: Facts, Uncertainties, And Assessment; The Organization For Economic Co-Operation And Development (OECD) Edinburgh Conference on the Scientific and Health Aspects of Genetically Modified Foods)

  5. Field Refuges Prevent Moth's Resistance to Genetic Insecticides
    http://www.news.cornell.edu/releases/March00/BrocMoth.bpf.html
    (Shelton, A.M., Earle, E., Tang, J., Roush, R., Metz, T.D., Cornell University)

  6. Food Minister Defends Genetic Crops
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/health/background_briefings/food_safety/
    newsid_108000/108630.stm

    (BBC News Online)

  7. Genetically Engineered Food Could be Lifeline for Developing World - Susan McCouch
    http://www.news.cornell.edu/releases/Feb00/AAAS.McCouch.bpf.html
    (Cornell University,)

  8. IFPRI and Biotechnology
    http://www.cgiar.org/ifpri/themes/biotech/biotech.htm
    (International Food Policy Research Institute)

  9. Department for Environment, Food, & Rural Affairs
    http://www.defra.gov.uk/
    (DEFRA, UK)
    search on GM foods

  10. New Rices May Help Address Vitamin A- and Iron Deficiency, Major Causes of Death in the Developing World (PDF)
    http://www.rockfound.org/Library/New_Rices_May_Help_Address_Vitamin_A-_and_Iron_Deficiency,_Major_Causes_of_Death_in_the_Developing_World.pdf
    (Rockefeller Foundation)

  11. New Rices May Improve Human Health Iron- and Zinc- Enriched Rice Undergoing Trial in Convent; Vitamin A-Enhanced and Iron-Enriched Rice Varieties to Be Tested
    http://www.futureharvest.org/news/rice.bckgrnd.shtml
    (Future Harvest)

  12. Safety of Genetically Modified Food Questioned: Interview with Gene Scientist, Dr Arpad Pusztai, By Paul Mitchell
    http://www.wsws.org/articles/1999/jun1999/gmo-j03.shtml
    (World Socialist Web Site)

  13. Task Force Analyses the Risks of Foods Derived From Biotechnology
    http://www.fao.org/NEWS/2000/000304-e.htm
    (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)

  14. Toxic Pollen From Widely Planted, Genetically Modified Corn Can Kill Monarch Butterflies, Cornell Study Shows
    http://www.news.cornell.edu/releases/May99/Butterflies.bpf.html
    (J.E. Losey, L.S. Rayor, M.E. Carter, Cornell University)

  15. Two Leading Researchers Take Issue With Three Recent Studies on the Effects of Genetically Engineered Crop
    http://www.news.cornell.edu/releases/Sept99/Shelton.monarch.bpf.html
    (Shelton, A.M., Roush, R.T., Cornell University)

  16. Voice of Agriculture - American Farm Bureau
    http://www.fb.com
    (American Farm Bureau)
    search on GMO

  17. Waiter, There's a Gene in my Food
    http://www.abc.net.au/science/slab/consconf/
    (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
    coverage of the Australian consensus conference on genetically modified food held in March, 1999