'We should all be indebted to Miriam Jacobs for her work on the effects of pesticides. She is that rare creature: a scientist who uses simple language we can all understand. Every woman who cares about the connection between her health and the food she eats should read this book.'
John Humphrys, broadcaster and author of The Great Food Gamble
'Silent Invaders follows the tradition of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring to wake us up from the ecological slumber that allows poisons to spread even in a period when safe alternatives to them are recognised and proven.'
Vandana Shiva, scientist, author and campaigner
'Authored by leading thinkers in the field of public health, this is a book to send to government officials, carry into public hearings, discuss with neighbours, and keep open on one's own writing desk.'
Sandra Steingraber, author of Living Downstream: An Ecologist Looks at Cancer and the Environment
'A superb book constituting a well documented, excellently reasoned case against the continued widespread use of chemical pesticides.'
Dennis Parke, former Chairman of the WHO Joint Meeting on Pesticide Residues