New Technologies and the Future of Food and Nutrition

  • ID: 2210441
  • Book
  • 192 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Presents outstanding scientific, business, industry, and government leaders including a Congressman, the Secretary of Agriculture, four Nobel Laureates, and major industrial leaders who met at the Williamsburg Ceres Conference to discuss the future of food and nutrition. Topics include: biotechnology and genetic engineering, international trade, regulation and public perception of new technology, regional issues, and forecasts and predictions.
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Partial table of contents:

DEMOGRAPHICS, AGRICULTURE, AND THE FOOD INDUSTRY.

Demographic Trends in Populations, Food, and the Environment (D. Bell).

Paradigms of American Agriculture (D. Bateman).

THE BIOLOGICAL REVOLUTION, AGRICULTURE, AND THE FOOD INDUSTRY.

Plant Genetic Engineering and the Food Industry (W. Brill).

Genetically Engineered Animals (P. Leder).

THE FUTURE OF NUTRITION.

The Evolution of Diet and Nutrition (N. Kretchmer).

Nutrition and the Consumer (J. Stern).

FOOD, NUTRITION, AND HEALTH: THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT.

The Link Between Diet and Health (L. Sullivan).

Food Regulation: Future Issues (S. Miller).

THE FORCES AFFECTING FOOD: IMPLICATIONS FOR INDUSTRY.

The Food Industry and the U.S.

Consumer (M. Miles).

The Food Industry in France and the European Community (F. Gautier).

ECONOMIC PREDICTION.

Perception and Predictions (P. Anderson).

Conclusions: The Impact of New Technologies and the Future of the Global Agrifood System in the 21st Century (R. Goldberg).

Biographies of Contributors.

Index.
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Gerald E. Gaull
Ray A. Goldberg
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