by Jennifer Coote


Food Wars: The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets, T. Lang, M. Heasman, Earthscan, 04. The food policy crisis /wars revolve around three dominant worldviews or paradigms. The Productionist features production-led monoculture supply-chains; Life Science Integrated is based on mechanistic, science-based interpretations of environment and health, treating food almost like a drug; Ecologically Integrated is also science informed, incorporating ecological principles, rediscovered local skills and rational knowledge. Detailed examination of trends in many aspects of the food industry include emphasis on the food/health link.(continue…)

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