“Let Me Just Say It, Buy this Book.” Sam Fromartz, Author of “Organic, Inc.” Reviewing “Tomatoland” at Chews Wise

Over the past few years, a slew of food books have appeared on everything from oysters to oranges, Twinkies to beans. Heck, I’m even writing one about grains and bread, which explains my relative absence here recently. But in Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit, Barry Estabrook takes what might appear […]

Rainforest Action Accuses Cargill of Clearcutting Virgin Trees for Palm Oil Plantations. Cargill Denies the Claims. Who Do We Believe?

Wake up in the morning. Enjoy a warm, soapy shower. Eat a bowl of cereal, perhaps with soy milk. Dab on some lipstick . . . Perform any of those mundane tasks and chances are you’ve done your bit to destroy a patch of rainforest somewhere in Indonesia where vast stands of virgin trees have […]