This ebook examines the puzzle of why genetically transformed organisms stay debatable regardless of medical facts stating them secure for people and the surroundings. What explains the sustained degrees of resistance? Clancy analyzes the trans-Atlantic controversy via evaluating competition to GMOs within the uk, Germany, Poland, Spain, and the U.S., reading the best way technological know-how is politicized on either side of the talk. finally, the writer argues that the inability of labeling GMO items within the usa permits rivals to create far-fetched photographs of GMOs that paintings their methods in to the minds of the general public. the best way ahead out of this doubtless intractable debate is to permit GMOs, as soon as confirmed, to go into the marketplace with out penalty―and then to label them.

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