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Title The meat business : devouring a hungry planet / edited by Joyce D'Silva and Geoff Tansey.

Imprint London : Earthscan, 1999.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  BJ52.5 .M43 1999    Available  ---
Description xix, 249 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Absurdity of modern agriculture : from chemical fertilizers and agropoisons to biotechnology / José A Lutzenberger and Melissa Halloway -- Intensive farming and biotechnology : saving people and wildlife in the 21st century / Dennis T Avery -- American agriculture's ethical crossroads / Michael W Fox -- Future agriculture : giant or gentle? / Christine Townend -- Barons of the new millennium / John Vidal -- Why I do not eat meat / Chris Mullin -- Agenda for reform : farm animal welfare in the European Union / Mark F Watts -- Campaigning for change in the European Union / Philip Lymbery -- Farm animal welfare in Central and Eastern Europe / Janice H Cox -- Factory farming and the meat industry in India / Maneka Gandhi -- Feeding the world a healthy diet / Geoffrey Cannon -- Towards a sustainable food policy / Tim Lang -- Genetic engineering and the threat to farm animals / Joyce D'Silva -- Genetic engineering and food security / Julie Sheppard -- Global contribution of organic farming / Patrick Holden -- Beyond the killing fields : working towards a vegetarian future / Mark Gold -- Trade rules, animal welfare and the European Union / Peter Stevenson -- Penalizing the poor : GATT, WTO and the developing world / Vandana Shiva -- Sustainable agriculture's friend and foe : the WTO / Hugh Raven -- Multilateral investment : an agreement too far / Barry Coates -- Human values and world trade / Atherton Martin -- Where do we go from here? / Joyce D'Silva.
Subject Agriculture -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Factory farms -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Animal welfare.
Food -- Quality -- Health aspects.
Food supply -- Environmental aspects.
Agriculture -- Environmental aspects.
Animal culture -- Environmental aspects.
Animal culture -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Added Author Tansey, Jeff.
Tansey, Geoff.
D'Silva, Joyce.
ISBN 1853836036 (pbk)
9781853836039 (pbk)