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Title:
The meat business : devouring a hungry planet
Author:
Tansey, Geoff.
Publication Information:
New York : St. Martin's Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xix, 249 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Absurdity of modern agriculture : from chemical fertilizers and agropoisons to biotechnology / Intensive farming and biotechnology : saving people and wildlife in the 21st century / American agriculture's ethical crossroads / Future agriculture : giant or gentle? / Barons of the new millennium / Why I do not eat meat / Agenda for reform : farm animal welfare in the European Union / Campaigning for change in the European Union / Farm animal welfare in Central and Eastern Europe / Factory farming and the meat industry in India / Feeding the world a healthy diet / Towards a sustainable food policy / Genetic engineering and the threat to farm animals / Genetic engineering and food security / Global contribution of organic farming / Beyond the killing fields : working towards a vegetarian future / Trade rules, animal welfare and the European Union / Penalizing the poor : GATT, WTO and the developing world / Sustainable agriculture's friend and foe : the WTO / Multilateral investment : an agreement too far / Human values and world trade / Where do we go from here?
ISBN:
9780312226862
Format :
Book

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