Biotechnology in Animal Agriculture: Status and Current Issues

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This report describes several scientifically-emerging animal biotechnologies that are raising a variety of questions concerning risks to humans, animals, and the environment, as well as ethical concerns. The report examines applications of the technologies and discusses major issues that may arise.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: September 23, 2008
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Becker, Geoffrey S.

Specialist in Agricultural Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division

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Cowan, Tadlock

Analyst in Agricultural Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: September 23, 2008
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United States
Description:

This report describes several scientifically-emerging animal biotechnologies that are raising a variety of questions concerning risks to humans, animals, and the environment, as well as ethical concerns. The report examines applications of the technologies and discusses major issues that may arise.

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25 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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