This new edition in Lucent's Nutrition and Health series explores the controversy surrounding the development of genetically modified foods and their use for human consumption, including health concerns and the potential environmental impact. The author presents a well-researched and unbiased overview on the topic that includes discussion of the history of GM foods and how they are created, the benefits of growing GM foods, and the potential dangers and concerns. Experts on both sides of the issue are quoted with full source notes for quotes provided at the end of the text. Full-color photos and diagrams, a glossary, sources for further reading and research, and a detailed subject index are also included.
"This multivolume series on nutrition and food science is aimed at middle and high school age students. This set is highly recommended for school and public libraries."
--American Reference Books Annual, 2012
Price: US $30.95