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232 Pages
Publication date: March 2013
Imprint: ecoWing
Clemens Arvay

Eat Or Be Eaten

How We Can Crack the Food Giants’ Craving for Power and Eat Better

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The food giants, hungry for power, are putting everything at risk. With an unparalleled deception of consumers, the pretense of a clean agricultural idyll, and unapologetic fraudulent labeling, they are ruining our agriculture that has been cultivated for thousands of years. Critical consumers rightfully feel like they are being taken for idiots in face of the numerous food scandals. What is there left for us to eat?

Clemens G. Arvay reveals what’s really happening in (organic) agriculture. On his adventurous journey through Europe, he dares to look behind the scenes and unearths the unvarnished truth about the agricultural industry. But on his travels, he also meets farmers who realize their dream of an authentic agriculture despite all obstacles and shows ways out of the food crisis.


Clemens Arvay

Clemens G. Arvay, born in 1980, studied Biology and Applied Plant Science in Vienna and Graz. As an agrobiologist and freelance non-fiction writer, he researches sustainable and socially acceptable forms of agriculture and food production. He teaches classes in Ecological Agriculture at the FH Joanneum in Graz and is a member of the prestigious Austrian Forum for Science and the Environment. With his outstanding subject-specific reportages and books, Arvay has made a name for himself as one of the most important investigative journalists in the field of agriculture of our times.