The Food Revolution
Two-thirds of the products on supermarket shelves now contain genetically engineered ingredients that are not labeled. Do corporations have a responsibility to inform consumers about what’s in their food? With livestock shot full of hormones and antibiotics to combat the disease generated in filthy crowded factory farms, and with much of soybean and corn genetically altered, how can consumers be sure they are eating a safe and healthy diet?
John Robbins is a leading spokesperson for vegetarianism and animal rights. Son of the founder of the Baskin-Robbins ice cream empire, he walked away from a life of immense wealth and privilege to become a leading authority on the dietary link between environment and health. His book Diet for a New America was a national bestseller. He is also the author of The Food Revolution.