Our Daily Poison: From Pesticides to Packaging, How Chemicals Have Contaminated the Food Chain and Are Making Us Sick

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$28.95  $26.63
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New Press
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Pages
480
Dimensions
6.3 X 1.6 X 9.1 inches | 1.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781595589095
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About the Author

Marie-Monique Robin is an award-winning French journalist and filmmaker. She received the 1995 Albert Londres Prize, awarded to investigative journalists in France. She is the director and producer of over thirty documentaries and investigative reports filmed in Latin America, Africa, Europe, and Asia. She lives outside Paris. Allison Schein and Lara Vergnaud hold Master's degrees in French-English Literary Translation from New York University. Both translators live in New York City.

Reviews

Praise for the French edition of "Our Daily Poison"

"Its great strength lies in Robin's thoroughness and precision, the shocking interplay of data and figures."
--"Les Inrockuptibles"

"Robin tenaciously dissects the system by which our meals have become fatal."
--"TeleObs"

Praise for "The World According to Monsanto"

"No one who cares for their freedom and health can afford to ignore this very important book."
--Vandana Shiva, author of "Earth Democracy" and "Stolen Harvest"

"A truly eye-opening view of how American business-as-usual really works."
--"Daily Kos"

"An alarming and uncompromising investigation."
--"Le Monde"

"Robin's outrage is well supported by wide-ranging scientific evidence . . . even lay readers are prodded to wise up and increase their awareness of what has become a serious threat."
--"Kirkus Reviews"

"Terrifying. . . [Robin] conducts her investigation with an Olympian calm and reveals deep structural problems."
--"L'Express"

Praise for "Our Daily Poison"

"Terrifying.... [Robin] conducts her investigation with an Olympian calm and reveals deep structural problems."
--"L'Express"

Praise for "The World According to Monsanto"

"No one who cares for their freedom and health can afford to ignore this very important book."
--Vandana Shiva, author of "Earth Democracy" and "Stolen Harvest"

"A truly eye-opening view of how American business-as-usual really works."
--"Daily Kos"

"An alarming and uncompromising investigation."
--"Le Monde"

Praise for "Our Daily Poison"
"Terrifying.... [Robin] conducts her investigation with an Olympian calm and reveals deep structural problems."
--"L'Express"
Praise for "The World According to Monsanto"
"No one who cares for their freedom and health can afford to ignore this very important book."
--Vandana Shiva, author of "Earth Democracy" and "Stolen Harvest"
"A truly eye-opening view of how American business-as-usual really works."
--"Daily Kos"
"An alarming and uncompromising investigation."
--"Le Monde"

Praise for Our Daily Poison
"Terrifying. [Robin] conducts her investigation with an Olympian calm and reveals deep structural problems."
L Express
Praise for The World According to Monsanto
"No one who cares for their freedom and health can afford to ignore this very important book."
Vandana Shiva, author of Earth Democracy and Stolen Harvest
"A truly eye-opening view of how American business-as-usual really works."
Daily Kos
"An alarming and uncompromising investigation."
Le Monde
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Praise for Our Daily Poison

"Terrifying.... [Robin] conducts her investigation with an Olympian calm and reveals deep structural problems."
--L'Express

Praise for The World According to Monsanto

"No one who cares for their freedom and health can afford to ignore this very important book."
--Vandana Shiva, author of Earth Democracy and Stolen Harvest

"A truly eye-opening view of how American business-as-usual really works."
--Daily Kos

"An alarming and uncompromising investigation."
--Le Monde