Food Politics

Food Politics

How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health

Book - 2007
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University of California Press
"A courageous and masterful exposé."--Julia Child

"If you eat, you should read this book."--Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation

An accessible and balanced account, Food Politics laid the groundwork for today's food revolution and changed the way we respond to food industry marketing practices. Now, a new introduction and concluding chapter bring us up to date on the key events in that movement. This pathbreaking, prize-winning book helps us understand more clearly than ever before what we eat and why.


Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2007
ISBN: 9780520254039
Characteristics: xviii, 486 p. : ill ; 24 cm

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fletchmo
Jan 08, 2010

i preferred this book to the What to Eat one. This topic (food politics) is a real speciality of the author's. She is very convincing that food processors are not our friends.

vested interests are everywhere. many professional organizations with dubious conflict of interest policies.

food processors can hamstring governments and make them mince their words; making their official recommendations less than optimal.

makes me appreciate the Worlds Healthiest Foods book even more!!!!!

who you going to trust!!

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