By Lisa H. Weasel
Greater than ten years in the past, the 1st genetically converted meals took their position at the cabinets of yankee supermarkets. yet whereas American shoppers remained blissfully unconcerned with the recent items that all of sudden stuffed their kitchens, Europeans have been even more cautious of those "Frankenfoods." while famine struck Africa in 2002, numerous international locations refused shipments of genetically changed meals, fueling an argument that placed the problem at the world's political schedule for reliable. In "Food Fray," esteemed molecular biologist Dr. Lisa H. Weasel brings readers into the heart of this debate, taking pictures the real-life stories of the scientists, farmers, policymakers and grassroots activists at the entrance strains. the following she combines strong clinical wisdom and a gripping narrative to inform the true tale in the back of the headlines and the hype. Seminal and state of the art, "Food Fray" enlightens and informs and may permit readers to make up their very own minds approximately probably the most very important matters dealing with us this present day.