The activists didn't light torches, but they did picket 100 theaters showing the film while passing out fliers that depicted a dinosaur pushing a grocery basket labeled "Bio-tech Frankenfoods
Additionally, the term Frankenfood
was the least used in the study with only one mention.
On Lewis's account, within this foodscape the eater is a passive spectator of simulated "Frankenfood
," constrained in her ability to enact an effective revolt or to achieve alimentary freedom.
Celeb chef Eric Greenspan will host Frankenfood
, a culinary competish in which home cooks try to get their dishes on a restaurant's menu.
The contributors are both historical and more contemporary, including: Immanuel Kant on the moral worth of rational beings, Peter Singer's utilitarian defense of animal liberation, Bill McKibben on over-population and over-consumption, Garrett Hardin on "the tragedy of the commons", and Jonathan Rauch on whether "frankenfood
" can save the planet.
It was an op-ed about the Flavr Savr where the term Frankenfood
This is frankenfood
from a genetic experiment gone awry.
Terms like "Frankenfood
" made for good sound bites, but were not based on reality.
Then it becomes "frankenfood
," to use a word that you threw out.
Miller, the author of The Frankenfood
Myth, is a physician and fellow at the Hoover Institution, and was an official at the US National Institutes of Health and at the Food and Drug Administration from 1977-1994.
His most recent book, The Frankenfood
Myth: How Protest and Politics Threaten the Biotech Revolution (co-authored with Gregory Conko), was selected by Barron's as one the 25 Best Books of 2004.
Additionally, the search costs for most consumers to find neutral information is very high, as there are contradictory messages describing GM food as "food to feed the planet," as well as "Frankenfood
" [see, e.g., Gates (2001)].