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Labeling Genetically Modified Food: The Philosophical and Legal Debate

Paul Weirich (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326864
eISBN:
9780199870325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326864.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Many countries, such as countries in the European Union, require that food labels announce genetically modified (GM) ingredients. The United States does not require such labeling. Which labeling ... More


Frankenfood Free: Consumer Sovereignty, Federal Regulation, and Industry Control in Marketing and Choosing Food in the United States

Thomas O. McGarity

in Labeling Genetically Modified Food: The Philosophical and Legal Debate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326864
eISBN:
9780199870325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326864.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores the legal issues raised by the ongoing debates over whether foods containing genetically modified materials should, or even may, contain labels informing consumers of that fact. ... More


Participation Rights in EU Food Law

Joana Mendes

in Participation in EU Rule-Making: A Rights-Based Approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199599769
eISBN:
9780191729195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599769.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Chapter 7 analyses participation in selected legal regimes in the sector of food law: food additives; novel foods; genetically modified foods. These frame the adoption of decisions that contend ... More


Consumer Response to Mandated Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods

Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes, Leonie A. Marks, and Steven S. Vickner

in Labeling Genetically Modified Food: The Philosophical and Legal Debate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326864
eISBN:
9780199870325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326864.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents market data showing that consumers are not willing to pay a premium for non-GM food when given a choice between GM and non-GM food. Its data come from the Netherlands and China, ... More


Genetically Engineered Animals and the Ethics of Food Labeling

Robert Streiffer and Alan Rubel

in Labeling Genetically Modified Food: The Philosophical and Legal Debate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326864
eISBN:
9780199870325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326864.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The current debate about labeling genetically engineered (GE) food focuses on food derived from GE crops, neglecting food derived from GE animals. This is not surprising: GE animal products have not ... More


Labeling Genetically Engineered Foods: Rights, Risks, Interests, and Institutional Options

Clark Wolf

in Labeling Genetically Modified Food: The Philosophical and Legal Debate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326864
eISBN:
9780199870325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326864.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers several different proposals for the regulation of genetically modified foods. It urges that the arguments for mandatory labeling are weak, but that there are good reasons to ... More


A Scientific Perspective on Labeling Genetically Modified Food

Michael W. Pariza

in Labeling Genetically Modified Food: The Philosophical and Legal Debate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326864
eISBN:
9780199870325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326864.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins by considering how lawyers, chemists and biologists might define “food,” and how each perspective relates to the development of a rational food regulation program. The adjectives ... More


Different Conceptions of Food Labels and Acceptable Risks: Some Contingent/Institutional Considerations in Favor of Labeling

Carl Cranor

in Labeling Genetically Modified Food: The Philosophical and Legal Debate

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326864
eISBN:
9780199870325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326864.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

As a result of governmental actions consumers are prevented from knowing about genetically modified (GM) foods—there is no mandatory labeling, and it is practically impossible to provide voluntary ... More


Introduction and Overview: Biotechnology, Risk Regulation, and the Failure of Cooperation

Mark A. Pollack and Gregory C. Shaffer

in When Cooperation Fails: The International Law and Politics of Genetically Modified Foods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199237289
eISBN:
9780191696732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237289.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter begins with a description of persistent regulatory differences between the United States and the European Union with regards to the regulation of genetically modified ... More


The Growth of the Market

P. A. Geroski

in The Evolution of New Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248896
eISBN:
9780191596308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248893.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Shows how the dominant design shapes the nature of the competition in the new mass market. Using the mobile market as an example, it describes the typical pattern of market growth as a logistic one, ... More


Conclusions: The Lessons of Transatlantic Conflict, Developing Countries and the Future of Agricultural Biotechnology

Mark A. Pollack and Gregory C. Shaffer

in When Cooperation Fails: The International Law and Politics of Genetically Modified Foods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199237289
eISBN:
9780191696732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237289.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter first offers a set of conclusions and lessons from the analysis of the transatlantic dispute, revisiting five core arguments, and drawing policy lessons from them for the management of ... More


Food, genetics and knowledge politics

Reece Walters

in A Handbook of Food Crime: Immoral and Illegal Practices in the Food Industry and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336013
eISBN:
9781447336051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336013.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the issues of genetic technologies and the politics and power of food production and distribution. It argues that food crime must also be understood within the discourses, ... More


Global and Local Food Systems in the GM Labeling Campaign

Tina Andersen Huey

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733201
eISBN:
9780191797767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Communications research can be useful for understanding what kind of information is received by social movements, how the information is framed, and how it is acted upon in a policy context. ... More


The Epistemic Dimension of the Political Opportunity Structure

David J. Hess

in Undone Science: Social Movements, Mobilized Publics, and Industrial Transitions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035132
eISBN:
9780262336444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035132.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The concept of the political opportunity structure from social movement studies has undergone various expansions, including the development of a theory of the industry opportunity structure in social ... More


The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies

David E. Sahn (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733201
eISBN:
9780191797767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Advances in science and policy during the past 50 years have prevented widespread food shortages as the world’s population soared. Malnutrition, however, remains prevalent. This book details ... More


Artificial Ecosystems

Tee L. Guidotti

in Health and Sustainability: An Introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199325337
eISBN:
9780190238803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325337.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Artificial ecosystems have some characteristics of natural ecosystems but are created and maintained by human beings. Artificial ecosystems are much simpler than natural ecosystems and are by far the ... More


Plagues & Bioethics

in Activist Poetics: Anarchy in the Avon Valley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314698
eISBN:
9781846316142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846314698.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter presents Kinsella's views about genetically modified foods. He argues that the modification of genes, the infiltrations of animal, human and plant DNA, open whole new territories for ... More


Nutrition

Sally Squires

in A Field Guide for Science Writers

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195174991
eISBN:
9780197562239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195174991.003.0032
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Twenty years ago, if someone had suggested that nutrition news would regularly make the “A” section of major newspapers—and often the front page—I probably ... More


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