The Case of the Tainted Taco Shells: Advanced Edition

TitleThe Case of the Tainted Taco Shells: Advanced Edition
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsTaylor, ATS
Corporate AuthorsNational Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo,
Date Published03/2004
PublisherNational Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo
KeywordsAGRICULTURE , allergenicity , allergens , allergy , Bacillus , BIOCHEMISTRY , BIOETHICS , BIOLOGY , Botany , cell , CHEMISTRY , corn , GENETICALLY , GENETICS , GMO , resistance , RISK , Roundup , Transgenic , weeds
AbstractThis case discusses some of the issues associated with the use of genetically modified plants, including ecological risks, resistance, and allergenicity. The case has two versions, or editions. The "General Edition," also published on this site, emphasizes the basic biochemistry and scientific ethics issues associated with genetically modified foods. This edition (the "Advanced Edition") probes the same issues but in greater detail and is appropriate for upper-level biochemistry, cell biology, and genetics classes.
URLhttp://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/collection/detail.asp?case_id=611&id=611
Home Web Sitehttp://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/
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