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Biology 270 Environmental Science Prof. McFadden


GMOs / Genetically Modified Organisms

Potential keywords:

  • ("genetically modified food" OR "genetically modified organisms" OR GMO OR GMOs)
  • "genetically altered foods"
  • "bioengineered food"
  • ("health aspects" OR health)

Slow food / organic food / local food

Food Safety and Regulation

Use a combination of terms to create your search string:

  • "food safety"
  • "Food and Drug Administration" OR FDA
  • "food processing"
  • "foodborne illnesses"
  • "food contamination" OR "food contaminants"
  • "Centers for Disease Control" OR CDC

Also search specific bacteria or environmental contaminants, such as:

  • "e-coli" OR "escherichia coli"
  • salmonella
  • herbicides
  • insecticides

 Also search specific food items, such as:

  • "raw milk"
  • honey