Dinner at the New Gene Café

How Genetic Engineering Is Changing What We Eat, How We Live, and the Global Politics of Food

Bill Lambrecht

Thomas Dunne Books

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Biotech companies are racing to alter the genetic building blocks of the world's food. In the United States, the primary venue for this quiet revolution, the acreage of genetically modified crops has soared from zero to 70 million acres since 1996. More than half of America's processed grocery products-from cornflakes to granola bars to diet drinks-contain gene-altered ingredients. But the U.S., unlike Europe and other democratic nations, does not require labeling of modified food. Dinner at the New Gene Café expertly lays out the battle lines of the impending collision between a powerful but unproved technology and a gathering resistance from people worried about the safety of genetic change.

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"...plenty of food for thought about the need to take food policy control away from the corporate profiteers." --Jim Hightower, author of If the Gods Had Meant Us to Vote They Would Have Given Us Candidates

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Bill Lambrecht

Bill Lambrecht writes about environment and natural resource issues for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. His journalism prizes include three Raymond Clapper Awards for Washington Reporting, one of them in 1999 for his articles on genetic engineering around the world. He lives in Fairhaven, Maryland.

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Dinner at the New Gene Café
How Genetic Engineering Is Changing What We Eat, How We Live, and the Global Politics of Food
Bill Lambrecht

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St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books
April 2007
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ISBN: 9781429976596
ISBN10: 1429976594
400 pages
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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books
December 2002
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ISBN: 9780312302634
ISBN10: 0312302630
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 400 pages, Includes 20 black-and-white photographs throughout
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