Over the past century, the growing food industry has brought dramatic changes to what foods people eat, where foods come from, and how they are produced. These changes have affected our diet, our health, our lives, and our planet. This title provides a fascinating overview of the challenges the global community faces surrounding food production and consumption today. The book includes topics such as modern-day farming techniques, fair trade, and the debate surrounding genetically modified crops.
About the Author
Paul Mason has written more than 100 books for children, on topics ranging from extreme sports to urban myths. Notable titles include Money Doesn't Grow on Trees and From Armpits to Zits for teens, and Monster Hunter, a series of books on tracking down and dealing with vampires, werewolves, extra-terrestrials, and ghosts. An avid surfer, snowboarder, and mountain biker, Paul writes many sports titles and has also produced a website guide to ski resorts.