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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Becker, Geoffrey S. & Cowan, Tadlock February 11, 2009.

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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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24 pages.

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Becker, Geoffrey S. & Cowan, Tadlock. Biotechnology in Animal Agriculture: Status and Current Issues, report, February 11, 2009; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc87304/: accessed February 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.