Winter 2001, Vol. 6, No. 1

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Winter 2001, Vol. 6, No. 1


A refereed e-journal designed to integrate, apply, and transmit knowledge about issues of current interest in Family and Consumer Sciences.

This special issue features invited manuscripts to celebrate the Eloise S. Cofer Family and Community Issues Forum:
Biotechnology, Food, and the Consumer — the Science and the Safety October 27, 2000, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Keynote Address: Global Implications of Biotechnology
C. S. Prakash

Consumer Attitudes about Agricultural Biotechnology
Thomas J. Hoban

A Review of U.S. Intellectual Property Law Applicable to Biotechnology
Theodore A. Feitshans

Using Elements of Risk Communication to Develop Food Biotechnology Education Programs for Extension Family and Consumer Educators
Angela Fraser

4-H Curriculum: Field of Genes
Karen DeBord

Showcase NC
NC State Web site teaches consumers about the latest technologies in food safety!

Showcase USA
4-H Curriculum: Field of Genes Making Sense of Biotechnology in Agriculture

Guest Editor’s Corner
Biotechnology Education: Is There a Need and What is the Role of the Cooperative Extension Service?

Recent Developments



Angela M. Fraser, Guest Editor
Carol A. Schwab, Editor
Sandra A. Zaslow, Associate Editor, Showcase NC
Marilyn A. Corbin, Associate Editor, Showcase
Sarah D. Kirby, Associate Editor, Recent Developments
Lucille B. Bearon, Associate Editor, Reviews

Editorial Board
Elizabeth L. Andress
Sarah Ash
Shirley L. Baugher
Lynne M. Borden
Denise Brochetti
Mary P. Clarke
Donald W. Cobb
Glennie Daniels
Karen DeBord
Beth Duncan
Gina E. Eubanks
Theodore A. Feitshans
Robert H. Flashman
Angela M. Fraser
Sammi G. Garner
Marsha A. Goetting
Wilma S. Hammett
William D. Hart
Linda M. Heaton
Ann A. Hertzler
Patricia A. Kendall
Anna Mae Kobbe
Janice Holm Lloyd
Eddie L. Locklear
H. Nolo Martinez
April C. Mason
Michael J. McCann
Jacquelyn W. McClelland
Mary Clayton-McGlauflin
Ellen Teague Miller
Judieth E. Mock
Alice Mills Morrow
Patricia Tanner Nelson
Shirley J. O’Brien
Lynette J. Olson
Gladys G. Shelton
Alma M. Saddam
Christine W. Smith
Claudette L. Smith
Joyce Ann Smith
Ellen P. Smoak
Dena B. Targ
Brenda J. Thames
Carolyn S. Turner
Jane Voichick
Amelia J. Watts
Richard Widdows
Sue E. Williams

Editorial Associate
Jill H. Steffey