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Author Mills, Lisa Nicole, 1967-
Title Science and social context : the regulation of recombinant bovine growth hormone in North America / Lisa Nicole Mills.
Imprint Montreal, Que. : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2002]

Author Mills, Lisa Nicole, 1967-
Subject Monsanto Company.
Recombinant bovine somatotropin -- Government policy -- United States.
Recombinant bovine somatotropin -- Government policy -- Canada.
Recombinant bovine somatotropin -- Economic aspects -- Canada.
Dairying -- organization & administration.
Recombinant Proteins -- adverse effects.
Cattle -- growth & development.
Food Contamination -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Health Policy -- economics.
Health Policy -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Milk -- economics.
Growth Hormone -- adverse effects.
United States.
United States.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 207 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-204) and index.
Summary A critical analysis of the intensely controversial recombinant bovine growth hormone. Lisa Mills considers how regulatory scientists arrive at conclusions about product safety, given the constraints of the environment in which they work.
Contents ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Chronology""; ""Acronyms""; ""1 Overview""; ""2 The Economic Context: The Political Economy of Agricultural Biotechnology""; ""3 The Political Context in the United States""; ""4 The Political Context in Canada""; ""5 The Scientific Debate""; ""6 Conclusion""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780773570276 (electronic bk.)
0773570276 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 181843456
Additional Format Print version: Mills, Lisa Nicole, 1967- Science and social context. Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2002 077352374X (DLC) 2004381579 (OCoLC)48670362

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