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Genetically Modified Foods: Golden Rice

  • Kristen Hessler
  • Ross Whetten
  • Carol Loopstra
  • Sharon Shriver
  • Karen Pesaresi Penner
  • Robert Zeigler
  • Jacqueline Fletcher
  • Melanie Torrie
  • Gary L. ComstockEmail author

Abstract

An interactive classroom exercise for guiding discussions of ethical concerns about agricultural biotechnology.

Keywords

Golden rice Ethics Genetic engineering Foods Crops 

References

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  3. Friends of the Earth. (2000). Golden rice: Blind ambition? Link Magazine. Retrieved May 9, 2009, from http://www.foei.org/en/publications/link/93/e93goldenrice.html/
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  5. Genetic Resources Action International (GRAIN). (2001). Grains of delusion: Golden rice seen from the ground. This document was researched, written, and published as a joint undertaking between BIOTHAI (Thailand), CEDAC (Cambodia), DRCSC (India), GRAIN, MASIPG (Philippines), PAN-Indonesia and UBINIG (Bangladesh). MASIPAG, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines. Retrieved May 6, 2009, from http://www.grain.org/briefings/?id=18
  6. IRRI. Golden rice: ‘The eyes of the world are watching.’ Retrieved May 6, 2009, from http://www.irri.org/publications/annual/pdfs/AR2001/datta.pdf

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kristen Hessler
    • 1
  • Ross Whetten
    • 1
  • Carol Loopstra
    • 1
  • Sharon Shriver
    • 1
  • Karen Pesaresi Penner
    • 1
  • Robert Zeigler
    • 1
  • Jacqueline Fletcher
    • 1
  • Melanie Torrie
    • 1
  • Gary L. Comstock
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.North Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA

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