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Food, Inc: Mendel to Monsanto - The Promises and Perils of the Biotech Harvest

By: Peter Pringle

237 pages, no illustrations

Simon & Schuster

Paperback | Dec 2005 | #153934 | ISBN: 074326763X
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Hardback | Dec 2003 | #142778 | ISBN: 0743226119
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About this book

Shows how both sides have made false promises, engaged in propaganda science and indulged in fear-mongering, but suggests that a partnership between consumers, corporations, scientists and farmers could still allow the biotech harvest to overcome world hunger and protect the environment.


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Biography

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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