Marchant, Gary

The Potential Impacts of Mandatory Labeling for Genetically Engineered Food in the United States
Category: Marchant, Gary
April, 2014

Although genetically engineered (GE) products are used around the world, the issue becomes contentious when they are present in our food.

Impact of the Precautionary Principle on Feeding Current and Future Generations
Category: Marchant, Gary
June, 2013

This paper looks at the history and purpose of the precautionary principle (PP) and examines problems of ambiguity, arbitrary application, and bias against new technologies. Because the publication (IP 52) is especially focused on the need to feed a growing population, the case studies center on agricultural issues such as pesticide use, genetically modified foods, and food irradiation.