TY - CHAP A1 - Divine Nkonyam Akumo A2 - Heidi Riedel A3 - Iryna Semtanska ED1 - Innocenzo Muzzalupo Y1 - 2013-01-16 PY - 2013 T1 - Social and Economic Issues – Genetically Modified Food N2 - Due to the increase in world population (more than seven billion inhabitants) the global food industry has the largest number of demanding and knowledgeable consumers. This population requires food products that fulfill the high quality standards established by the food industry organizations. Food shortages threaten human health, and also the disastrous extreme climatic events make food shortages even worse. This collection of articles is a timely contribution to issues relating to the food industry. The objective of this book is to provide knowledge appropriate for students, university researchers, and in general, for anyone wishing to obtain knowledge of food processing and to improve the food product quality. BT - Food Industry SP - Ch. 10 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/54478 DO - 10.5772/54478 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-01-20 ER -