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

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$19.95  $18.35
Publisher
New Press
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Pages
480
Dimensions
5.9 X 1.3 X 8.9 inches | 1.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
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9781620972021
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About the Author

Marie-Monique Robin is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. She received the 1995 Albert-Londres Prize for investigative journalism, the French Senate's Best Political Documentary Award, and the Rachel Carson Prize. She is the director and producer of more than thirty documentaries and investigative reports and the author of "The World According to Monsanto" (The New Press) and "The Photos of the Century," among other works. She lives outside Paris.

Reviews

"What Rachel Carson's groundbreaking Silent Spring did for the environmental movement, Robin is doing for awareness of toxins in the food chain."
--Publishers Weekly

"[A]n enlightening and deeply disturbing account...Robin's research, facts, and writing are stellar."
--Booklist

"For readers with a strong interest in environmental and public health and food safety policy, this may be one of the most important books of the year."
--Kirkus Reviews

"Powerful and timely...a necessary political introduction to our world. Full of facts, stories, and wisdom."
--E. G. Vallianatos, Huffington Post