Genetically Modified Food Can Feed The Planet

Law360, New York (January 29, 2013, 12:16 PM EST) -- The publication of “Diet for a Small Planet” in 1971 by Francis Moore Lappé was a conscious-raising event for many Americans. The book makes the case that grain-fed meat production is wasteful and a contributor to global food scarcity. The author argues that eating a planet-centered diet means choosing what is best for the Earth and our bodies — a daily action that reminds us of our power to create a more rational world.

The book’s most significant conclusion is that world hunger is not caused...
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