Food Biotechnology: A Communicator’s Guide to Improving Understanding
Food Biotechnology: A Communicator’s Guide to Improving Understanding, 3rd edition, is your one-stop resource for preparing for presentations, patient and client questions, health fairs, media interviews, blogging, tweeting, and other community conversations. Each section is based on information in the others, so we recommend checking out the whole Guide before you use a handout, give a presentation, look up key messages, etc. And check here regularly for updates and to learn more about this important topic.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
CLICK HERE FOR THE FOOD BIOTECHNOLOGY COMMUNICATORS GUIDE IN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGES
BAHASA INDONESIAN - FRENCH - VIETNAMESE - ARABIC - MANDARIN CHINESE (COMING SOON) - RUSSIAN (COMING SOON) - SPANISH
This document was prepared under a partnering agreement between the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) and the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation to provide vital information to communicators on food biotechnology. This partnership agreement does not constitute an endorsement of any products or organizations that support IFIC or the IFIC Foundation.
Please visit the following for more information and other resources:
- Additional Food Biotechnology Resources
- Alliance to Feed the Future
- Food Insight Pinterest Page
- Keeping it Real: Through the Lens of a Farm Girl
- Biotech Industry Overview - History of Industry
- Federation of Animal Science Societies (FASS Webinar): Does the Scientific Literature Suggest the Need for Mandatory Process-Labeling of GE Food?
- ILSI International Food Biotechnology Committee “Safety of GM Crops” Symposium – September 13-15, 2012 (published in Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2013)- includes 15 papers, presentation videos and slides
- The Role of GMOs for Food Security in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda