Safe and sane supermarket shopping.

Author:Chadwick, Ben
Position:Your Right to Know: Genetic Engineering and the Secret Changes in Your Food - Brief article - Book review

Genetically modified foods are entrenched in the U.S., affecting half the market or more, but a discerning shopper can still make healthy choices. Your Right to Know: Genetic Engin-eering and the Secret Changes in Your Food (Earth Aware Editions, $24.95) bills itself as an "illustrated shopper's guide" for avoiding Frankenfoods. In concise, clear segments, it's a primer on particular foodstuffs; a historical reference; and a collection of interviews with scientists, farmers, doctors and other concerned players. It contains guidelines for action in...

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