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    Karl Weber is a writer and editor based in New York. He collaborated with Muhammad Yunus on his bestseller Creating a World Without Poverty, edited The Best of I. F. Stone, and, with Andrew W. Savitz, co-authored The Triple Bottom Line: How Today’s Best-Run Companies Are Achieving Economic, Social, and Environmental Success—And How You Can Too.

    Food, Inc. is guaranteed to shake up our perceptions of what we eat. This powerful documentary deconstructing the corporate food industry in America was hailed by Entertainment Weekly as “more than a terrific movie—it's an important movie.” Aided by expert commentators such as Michael Pollan and Eric Schlosser, the film poses questions such as: Where has my food come from, and who has processed it? What are the giant agribusinesses and what stake do they have in maintaining the status quo of food production and consumption? How can I feed my family healthy foods affordably?

    Expanding on the film's themes, the book Food, Inc. will answer those questions through a series of challenging essays by leading experts and thinkers. This book will encourage those inspired by the film to learn more about the issues, and act to change the world.

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    ISBN 9781586486945
    Genre HEALTH & FITNESS / Nutrition
    Format Paperback
    Pages 321
    Publisher Date 2009-05-04 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Public Affairs
    Copyright Year 2009
    Height 9.0 in
    Wdth 6.0 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.9 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle How Industrial Food Is Making Us Sicker, Fatter, and Poorer and What You Can Do About It: A Participant Guide
    Edition Number 1
    Audience General/trade
    Country of Origin United States

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      This book was wonderful. I will never think of food the same again. I priced the book in other stores and this was by far the cheapest. Great Deal!!!!

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