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Synopsis: An investigation of science, politics and our food production system, this text exposes the bogus science, political interference and flawed policies that threaten our food supply. The author tells the story of BSE, revealing how top scientists have been muzzled and how the epidemic continues. Then, against a backdrop of burning cows, Andrew Rowell exposes how trade and macro-economic policies overruled good science in the foot and mouth catastrophe. He also opens the black box of the so-called GM revolution to expose the myth behind the marketing. In tracing how critics are silenced in the bottom-line climate of commercialized science and privatized knowledge, Rowell tells the true story of the widely publicized Pusztai GM potato scandal of the late 1990s and the ongoing Mexican maize GM contamination affair. Finally, the book offers radical solutions to make science work in the public interest and provide food that really is safe to eat.
About the Author: Andy Rowell is a freelance writer and Investigative journalist with over 12 years' experience on environmental, food, health and globalization issues. Rowell has undertaken cutting-edge investigations for, amongst others, Action on Smoking and Health, The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, IFAW, the Pan American Health Organization, Project Underground, the World Health Organization, World in Action and WWF.
Title: Don't Worry, It's Safe to Eat: The True ...
Publication Date: 2003
Book Condition: New
Book Description Routledge, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Includes dust jacket. Small tear to the dust jacket. Light foxing to the page edges. Good condition book. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Seller Inventory # mon0008907612
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Book Description Routledge, 2003. Condition: Very Good. Seller Inventory # U9781853839320
Book Description Routledge. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G1853839329I5N00
Book Description Routledge, 2003. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP65491356
Book Description Condition: Very Good. [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ][ Ships Daily ] [ Underlining/Highlighting: NONE ] [ Writing: NONE ] [ Edition: 1 ] Publisher: Routledge Pub Date: 6/1/2003 Binding: Hardcover Pages: 280 1 edition. Seller Inventory # 5613162
Book Description Routledge. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket in Good Condition. Former Library book. Hardcover This item shows wear from consistent use but remains in good readable condition. It may have marks on or in it, and may show other signs of previous use or shelf wear. May have minor creases or signs of wear on dust jacket. Packed with care, shipped promptly. Seller Inventory # J-03-0830
Book Description Routledge, 2003. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 1853839329-2-4
Book Description Earthscan, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Hardback with dustjacket - 2003 - good condition - used books, secondhand books, out of print books, hard to find books, second-hand books, nonfiction, non-fiction books delivered world wide. The True Story of GM Food, BSE and Foot and Mouth Pocket-size text exposes the inherent anomalies of the food production system in Great Britain. Uses examples of the three current, most potent issues: BSE, genetic modification (GM), and foot and mouth disease. DLC: Genetically modified foods--Great Britain. Seller Inventory # 18150
Book Description Earthscan Publications Ltd., 2003. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG1853839329