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Genetically Modified Foods

Basics, Applications, and Controversy, 1st Edition

By Salah E. O. Mahgoub

CRC Press

411 pages

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An increasingly hot-button issue, genetically modified (GM) food is considered by some as the best way to feed the world's growing population, and by others as an experiment gone wrong on the unsuspecting public. Genetically Modified Foods: Basics, Applications, and Controversy details the basics of biotechnology and its applications in the laborat

Table of Contents

Introduction. The Basics. The Practice. The Debate. Consumer Issues. Conclusions & Recommendations.

About the Author

Salah Eldin Osman Mahgoub is a Certified Food Scientist (CFS), Professional member of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT, USA), and Fulbright scholar with international work experience. Has been a university professor in the university of Botswana, Botswana, university of Khartoum, Sudan and an adjunct professor at Kaplan University, USA. A critical thinker with proven experience in food science, food processing, genetically modified foods, functional foods and nutrition in relation to various consumer issues. An experienced researcher, team leader and effective team player, with proven track on developing products from the concept to the shelf and the impact on consumer preferences. Published 34 articles and conference proceedings in peer reviewed journals. Presented and participated in 42 conferences and workshops globally.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General
TEC012000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science