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Genetic Engineering: Dream or Nightmare?: The Brave New World of Bad Science and Big Business

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By: Mae-Wan Ho

277 pages, Illus

Gateway Books

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #81302 | ISBN: 1858600510
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A wide-ranging and comprehensive book in which the author hits out against: transgenic foods - which have the potential to be toxic or allergenic; monoculture - a major cause of malnutrition world-wide; cloning - presented here as a scientifically flawed and morally unjustifiable process; and the large-scale release of transgenic organisms, which is described as `much worse than nuclear weapons as a means of mass destruction - as genes can replicate indefinitely, spread and recombine...'.

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