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Regulating the Liabilities of Agricultural Biotechnology

Edited By: S Smyth, PWB Phillips, WA Kerr and GG Khachatourians

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Jan 2004 | #148084 | ISBN: 0851998151
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Examines how government, industry and society ineteract to reach a new level of regulation that is satisfactory for agricultural biotechnology. It considers issues of risk and trust surrounding genetically modified crops and food. It describes how regulations have bene produced to manage the risks from GM products.


Liability and transformative technology; Consumer responses to GM foods; Social amplification of risk; Regulating transformative technologies; International Governance of liabilities; Biological mechanisms to control GM liabilties; Supply chain responses to liability; Product differentiation strategies; Liability of plant made pharmaceuticals; Handling liabilities from transformative technologies

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