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Your Right to Know

Genetic Engineering and the Secret Changes in your Food
Kimbrell, Andrew (Book - 2007 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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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.
Authors: Kimbrell, Andrew
Title: Your right to know
genetic engineering and the secret changes in your food
Publisher: San Rafael, CA : Earth Aware Editions, c2007
Characteristics: 151 p. :,ill. ;,26 cm. +,1 booklet (12 p. ; 16 cm.)
Statement of Responsibility: Andrew Kimbrell ; forward by Nell Newman
Notes: Includes removable pocket shopper's guide
ISBN: 9781932771190
1932771190
Branch Call Number: 363.1929 K49y 2007
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Food preferences Food Biotechnology Genetically modified foods
Topical Term: Food preferences
Food
Genetically modified foods
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A comprehensive guide to the health risks, organic options, shopping choices, and ways we can fight the corporate agro-industrial takeover of the food we eat.


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Jun 09, 2012
  • HereHere rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Pretty much anything you wanted to know about genetic modification of food (plant or animal) is in this book. However, new "novel" foods are constantly being approved, so the info may soon be incomplete. I was surprised to confirm that a 5-digit code starting with and 8 for grocery store fruits and veggies indicates a GMO. I have never seen such a code, but I'll keep my eyes peeled.

Mar 18, 2012
  • 22950011069879 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Definitely a must read. Your shopping dollar is the most important vote to prevent Corporate America from destroying life on this planet.

They already control the cancer industry, don't buy into it. This book instructs you how.

Nov 23, 2011
  • jessedevouge rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A must read, should you have any interest in what you actually are eating and how your food choices impact agriculture.

Jun 26, 2009
  • laurajany rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Everyone who cares even a tiny bit about their own health and the health of their family should read this book. Absolute must. The general public has a right to know the information in this book, (hence the appropriately chosen title). Highly recommend!!

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