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Main Title Lords of the harvest : biotech, big money, and the future of food /
Author Charles, Daniel.
Publisher Perseus Pub.,
Year Published 2001
OCLC Number 51317863
ISBN 073820773X; 9780738207735; 0738202916; 9780738202914
Subjects Biotechnology industries--United States. ; Food industry and trade--United States. ; Genetically modified foods--Government policy--United States. ; Biotechnology industry--United States ; Biotechnologie ; Biotechnologie agricole ; Aliments--Biotechnologie ; Aliments transg eniques-- Etats-Unis ; Aliments transg eniques--Politique gouvernementale-- Etats-Unis ; Agriculture--Innovations-- Etats-Unis ; Bio-industries-- Etats-Unis
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Publisher description http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0832/2001097862-d.html
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EJBM  HD9999.B443U6176 2001 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 02/14/2003
Collation xix, 348 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Notes
Includes index.
Contents Notes
1. The first transformation -- 2. Marching on Washington -- 3. "Everything was worth doing" -- 4. The first useful gene : Bacillus thuringiensis and its many inventors -- 5. Gifts of god -- 6. Genes that love poisons -- 7. Triumphs of tinkering -- 8. Forces in opposition -- 9. Seed wars -- 10. The tomato that ate Calgene -- 11. Tremors of anticipation -- 12. Summers of triumph, summers of discord -- 13. Power plays -- 14. Backlash -- 15. The wheels come off -- 16. The deluge -- 17. Global claims -- 18. Perched on a precipice -- 19. Infinite horizons. Explains how Monsanto, a chemical company, used three young scientists to create bioengineered plants in order to make more money, and discusses the negative effects their greed will have on the world's food supply.