Genetically Modified Food

Background Information

More books and videos about genetically modified food and nutrition can be found using the Library's catalog.

Agro-technology: A Philosophical Introduction S 494.5 B 563 T 46 2011
David vs. Monsanto: Insights into Genetic Manipulation [Streaming Video] Online only
Food Fray: Inside the Controversy Over Genetically Modified Food Online only
Future of GM Foods [Streaming Video] Online only
Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods TP 248.65 F 66 S 567 2007
Genetically Modified Crops Online only
Genetically Modified Crops: Hope vs. Hype [Streaming Video] Online only
Genetically Modified Food: A Short Guide for the Confused Online only
Genetically Modified Foods and Global Welfare Online only
High-tech Foods: Is Genetically Engineered Food Safe? [Streaming Video] Online only
Seeds of Destruction: The Hidden Agenda of Genetic Manipulation SB 206. B 56 E 54 2007
Seeds, Science, and Struggle: The Global Politics of Transgenic Crops Online only
Transforming Food: Global Look at Genetic Modification [Streaming Video] Online only
Uncertain Peril: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Seeds S 494.5 B 563 C 86 2008

Journal Articles

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Web Resources

20 Questions on Genetically Modified Foods
The World Health Organization created this page to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about genetically modified foods.
Genetically Modified Foods
This page, hosted by the University of Utah's Genetic Science Learning Center, offers a scientific perspective on the benefits of genetically engineered food.
GMO Crop (mis)Information Page
This site, hosted by the University of Georgia, offers a balanced (pro and con) list of sources for research on genetically modified foods and their possible health effects, recent laws and regulations, and other news.