Recommended

The Omnivore’s Dilemma Pollan, Michael Penguin (August 28, 2007)

Michael Pollan gives a thought-provoking account of where our food comes from, exploring the effects of modern food industry on our health, our environment, and our culture. The picture is not pretty, and it involves many thorny political and ethical issues, but Pollan provides well-reasoned arguments grounded in science, and his analyses seem fair and balanced.

I’ve written more about this book (and its representation of the scientific method) here: http://norighttobelieve.wordpress.com/2011/05/08/food-for-thought/

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