Food Fray: Inside The Controversy Over Genetically Modified Food by Lisa H. WeaselFood Fray: Inside The Controversy Over Genetically Modified Food by Lisa H. Weasel

Food Fray: Inside The Controversy Over Genetically Modified Food

byLisa H. Weasel

Paperback | December 10, 2008

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When famine struck Africa in 2002, several nations refused shipments of genetically modified foods, fueling a controversy that put the issue on the world's political agenda for good. In this thought-provoking exploration, esteemed molecular biologist Dr. Lisa H. Weasel brings readers into the center of this debate, capturing the real-life experiences of the scientists, farmers, policymakers, and grassroots activists on the front lines. Combining solid scientific knowledge and a gripping narrative to tell the real story behind the headlines and the hype, Food Fray approaches the topic of genetically-modified foods from an intimate, insider perspective so readers can draw their own conclusions about the validity of the opposing arguments and the safety of consuming these foods in their homes. Since the beginning, Americans have openly embraced the new genetically modified foods filling their grocery shelves while Europeans have remained much warier of these "Frankenfoods." Seminal and cutting-edge, Food Fray enlightens and informs readers with "food for thought" about one of the most important issues facing us today.
Lisa H. Weasel, Ph.D.(Portland, OR) is a renowned scientist who received a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the issue of genetically modified foods. She is currently a tenured associate Professor of Biology at Portland State University in Oregon and a member of Governor Ted Kulongoski’s task force on developing publi...
Title:Food Fray: Inside The Controversy Over Genetically Modified FoodFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:256 pages, 7.17 × 4.71 × 1.04 inShipping dimensions:7.17 × 4.71 × 1.04 inPublished:December 10, 2008Publisher:AmacomLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0814436404

ISBN - 13:9780814436400