List - Genetically Modified Food
The April edition of
Consumer notes that while genetic engineering offers exciting possibilities, there may be
serious risks for the environment.
Consumer emphasises the right of
individuals to know what they are eating, and therefore strongly supports the mandatory
labelling of GM food.
To broaden your
knowledge on this controversial subject, try the following books and
web sites from Christchurch
- Genetic engineering, food
and our environment: a brief guide by Luke Anderson. (660.65 AND)
- How to avoid GM food:
hundreds of brands, products and ingredients to avoid by Joanna Blythman.
- Genetically modified
foods: commonly asked questions with answers by the Ministry of Health,
Wellington, N. Z. (363.192 GEN)
- GM foods: answers to your
questions by the Grocery Industry Council (631.52 GM)
- Perfectly safe to eat?:
the facts on food by Victoria Hird (363.192 HIR)
- Eat your genes: how
genetically modified food is entering our diet by Stephen Nottingham (363.192
- Genetically engineered
foods: are they safe? you decide by Laura Ticciati (363.192 TIC)
- GM free: a shoppers
guide to genetically modified foods by Sue Dibb (363.192 DIB)
- The ecological risks of
engineered crops by Jane Rissler (631.52 RIS)
Consumer Online: GM foods: do you
know what youre eating?
The Librarys backgrounder
on the Genetically modified food debate