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Food, Inc. free pdf For most people the global war over genetically modified foods is a distant and confusing one. A handful of corporate 'life sciences' giants, such as Monsanto, are pitted against a worldwide network of anticorporate ecowarriors like Greenpeace. The companies claim to be leading a new agricultural revolution that will save the world with crops modified to survive frost, drought, pests, and plague. The greens warn that 'playing God' with plant genes is dangerous. It could create new allergies, upset ecosystems, destroy biodiversity, and produce uncontrollable mutations. In FOOD, INC., acclaimed journalist Peter Pringle shows how both sides in this overheated conflict have made false promises, engaged in propaganda science, and indulged in fear-mongering. In this urgent dispatch, he suggests that a fertile partnership between consumers, corporations, scientists, and farmers could still allow the biotech harvest to reach its full potential in helping to overcome the problem of world hunger, providing nutritious food and keeping the environment healthy.

About Peter Pringle

Peter Pringle is the author and coauthor of several bestselling books, including THOSE ARE REAL BULLETS: BLOODY SUNDAY, DERRY, 1972 and CORNERED: BIG TOBACCO AND THE BAR OF JUSTICE. He has been a foreign correspondent for thirty years, working in Africa, the Middle East, Moscow and Washington D.C., for the SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER and the INDEPENDENT. He lives in New York City.

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Author : Peter Pringle
Publisher : Simon
Data Published : 16 May 2005
ISBN : 074326763X
EAN : 9780743267632
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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