Alex Avery, the son of Dennis Avery, is the director of research and education with the Center for Global Food Issues at the Hudson Institute, where he conducts research on the environmental impacts of different farming systems. Avery is an outspoken critic of organic food and farming and has compared their supporters to Hezbollah. He is also the author of The Truth About Organic Foods, a controversial book critical of the organic food movement, published by Henderson Communications, a small agribusiness consulting group and independent agricultural-oriented publisher.
He has appeared on or been quoted in TV and newspapers such as CNN, Fox News, Showtime (Penn & Teller's show), the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today. Avery has written a chapter for a book on organic pesticides published in 2007 by the American Chemical Society. Avery is also an Advisory Board Member for Hanover College's Center for Free Inquiry.
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