Author Archives: Julia A. Moore

More than a Food Fight

This article is in Global Food Fight, Summer 2001

If the United States and Europe cannot settle their disagreements over agricultural biotechnology, the fallout will extend far beyond the food business. From some perspectives, the news for agricultural biotechnology boosters seems good. Latest figures show farmers sowing genetically modified (GM) crops with a vengeance. Over half of the U.S. soybean crop, 25 percent of […]

Book Review: Food fights

This article is in Caught in Traffic, Fall 2002

Food fights Travels in the Genetically Modified Zone, by Mark L. Winston. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2002, 272 pp. Julia A. Moore Like a bee pollinating a field of flowers, biologist and honeybee researcher Mark Winston spent more than two years buzzing around the twilight zone of agricultural biotechnology. This genetically modified (GM) terrain […]