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The World According to Monsanto: Pollution, Corruption, and the Control of Our Food Supply

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Published to stellar praise worldwide, The World According to Monsanto charts award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker Marie-Monique Robins three-year journey across four continents to uncover the disturbing practices of multinational agribusiness corporation Monsanto.

The book exposes the shocking story of how the new “green” face of the worlds leading producer of GMOs (genetically modified organisms) is no less malign than its PCB—and Agent Orange—soaked past. Monsanto currently controls the majority of the yield of the worlds genetically modified corn and soy—ingredients found in more than 95 percent of American households—and its alarming legal and political tactics to maintain this monopoly are the subject of worldwide concern, with baleful consequences for the worlds small-scale farmers.

Selected as a finalist for the New York Public Librarys 2011 Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism, The World According to Monsanto is positioned to increase awareness of a serious threat to our food supply.

About the Author

Marie-Monique Robin is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. She received the 1995 Albert-Londres Prize, awarded to investigate journalists in France. She is the director and produce of over thirty documentaries and investigative reports filmed in Latin America, Africa, Europe, and Asia. She lives outside Paris.

George Holoch has translated more than twenty books, including Notes on the Occupation by Eric Hazan and Offshore by Alain Deneault (both from The New Press). He lives in Hinesburg, Vermont.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781595587091
Author:
Robin, Marie-monique
Publisher:
New Press
Author:
Robin, Marie-Monique
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Business-History and Biography
Subject:
Environmental Studies-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20120131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in

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