Your Right to Know: Genetic Engineering and the Secret Changes in Your Food

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Earth Aware, 2007 - Health & Fitness - 151 pages
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Your Right to Know: Genetic Engineering and the Secret Changes in Your Food explains the issues and tells us what we know and don't know about these foods. Most importantly, it provides a comprehensive and up-to-the-minute guide on the very real dangers these altered foods present to our health, the environment, and farm communities.

In this book, Andrew Kimbrell and the Center for Food Safety, one of the nation's leading independent consumer watchdog organizations, also provides you with all the necessary tools to understand this critical food issue, to choose to avoid GE foods and to become an active participant in the fight for an organic, environmentally sustainable and socially just food future.

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Contents

Dr Martha Herbert
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Of Fish Tomatoes and Human Pigs
25
Weakening Immune Response
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Published by the Foundation for Deep Ecology, by arrangement with Island Press.
Andrew Kimbrell is a public interest attorney, activist and author. He has been involved in public interest legal activity in numerous areas of technology, human health and the environment. After working eight years as the Policy Director at the Foundation for Economic Trends, Kimbrell established the International Center for Technology Assessment (CTA) in 1994 and the Center for Food Safety (CFS) in 1997. Kimbrell has written several books and given numerous public lectures on a variety of issues. He has been featured on radio and television programs across the country, including The Today Show, the CBS Morning Show, Crossfire, Headlines on Trial, and Good Morning America. He has lectured at dozens of universities throughout the country and has testified before congressional and regulatory hearings. In 1994, the Utne Reader named Kimbrell as one of the world's leading 100 visionaries.

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