Agriculture Biotechnology: Background and Recent Issues Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Agriculture Biotechnology: Background and Recent Issues

Creator

  • Author: Cowan, Tadlock
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in Natural Resources and Rural Development
  • Author: Becker, Geoffrey S.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Agriculture Policy

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2009-02-13

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report discusses issues regarding the impacts of GE crops on the environment and food safety, and whether GE foods should be specially labeled. Underlying these issues is the question of whether U.S. regulation and oversight of biotechnology—with responsibilities spread primarily among the U.S.
  • Physical Description: 35 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Environmental protection
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Agricultural pollution
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Agricultural chemicals

Primary Source

  • Item is not a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RL32809
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL32809_2009Feb13
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc87293