U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Preservation of Foods, Microbiology, Food Spoilage, Microbial Growth, Chemical and Thermal Preservation, Additives, Canning, Meat, Fruits and Vegetables

U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Preservation of Foods, Microbiology, Food Spoilage, Microbial Growth, Chemical and Thermal Preservation, Additives, Canning, Meat, Fruits and Vegetables

How do bacteria reproduce? Does the bacterial cell contain a nucleus? What are the shapes of bacteria? If you cannot answer these questions now, you should be able to when you have completed this subcourse, and you should also know the answers to many other questions. For those of you who already know this material, […]

Facts and Ideas from Anywhere (The West Is Dying) (Fast Food and Quick Plaques) (Ten Good Foods) (Editorial)

THE DYING WEST In 1960, planet earth contained 3 billion people, 750 million (25%) of whom were of European origin and living in Europe, the USA, Canada, and Australia. Forty years later, in 2000, the world population numbered 6 billion, and the percentage of European people on the planet had dropped to 17%. By 2050, […]

Safety Assessment of Genetically Modified Foods

Safety Assessment of Genetically Modified Foods

This book introduces readers to food safety assessment research on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). As is broadly known, the main concerns about GM foods’ adverse effects on health are the nutrients, toxicity, allergenicity and unexpected effects. Before GMOs can be made commercially available, a comprehensive food safety assessment – taking these concerns into account – must first be […]

Pandora's Picnic Basket: The Potential and Hazards of Genetically Modified Foods

Pandora’s Picnic Basket: The Potential and Hazards of Genetically Modified Foods

The first book to look at all the issues involved in GM (genetically modified food) technology in a clear and dispassionate way. Alan McHughen surveys the technology that makes GM food possible, assesses the risk of health and environmental dangers and the regulatory and labelling processes in force to protect the consumer. Question and answer […]

The Coexistence of Genetically Modified, Organic and Conventional Foods

The Coexistence of Genetically Modified, Organic and Conventional Foods

Since their commercial introduction in 1996, genetically modified (GM) crops have been adopted by farmers around the world at impressive rates. In 2011, 180 million hectares of GM crops were cultivated by more than 15 million farmers in 29 countries. In the next decade, global adoption is expected to grow even faster as the research pipeline […]

GMO Foods: The Truth About Genetically Modified Food... a Layman's Insight Into 'What Is GMO ' and the Genetic Engineering Chaos Today!

GMO Foods: The Truth About Genetically Modified Food… a Layman’s Insight Into ‘What Is GMO ‘ and the Genetic Engineering Chaos Today!

Genetically modified organisms or GMOs as it is called is when they alter the DNA of a fruit or vegetable. These experiments are done to increase yield or to make yield better. But there is no scientific proof that they are better or even safe. Only time will tell at a future date.  Gluten is […]