-- New Statesman
Patel's broad treatment helps laymen connect the dots, [and] hear the voices of those [at the bottom] of the food-chain
-- Time Magazine
Patel's range is impressive...This is a book full of insight, that makes an important contribution -- The Guardian
This critique of the world food system could not be better timed...Patel writes with passion and commitment -- Scotland on Sunday
This is one book above all I'd love to see at the top of the bestseller lists. A clear, hard-headed analysis -- Sue Baker, Publishing News
`An important and radical contribution to the literature on the food we eat and the world in which we live.' -- Suzanne Jeffery, Socialist Review
`If you want to know the real cost of the food on your plate, read this book.'
`One of the most dazzling books I have read in a very long time. The product of a brilliant mind, and a gift to a world hungering for justice.' -- Naomi Klein
`This is the kind of book from which you emerge enlightened, surprised, angry and determined.'
-- Paul Kingsworth, Independent