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California Studies in Food and Culture #03: Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health

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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

"A courageous and masterful exposé."—Julia Child

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

About the Author

Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health and Professor of Sociology at New York University. Author of Nutrition in Clinical Practice, she has served as a nutrition policy advisor to the Department of Health and Human Services and as a member of nutrition and science advisory committees to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration. She is the author of Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology, and Bioterrorism (UC Press) and What to Eat .

Product Details

ISBN:
9780520254039
Subtitle:
How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health
Author:
Nestle, Marion
Publisher:
University of California Press
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Public Affairs & Administration
Subject:
Public Policy - General
Subject:
Industries - Agribusiness
Subject:
Government & Business
Subject:
Health Policy
Subject:
Food habits
Subject:
Food
Subject:
Nutrition policy -- United States.
Subject:
Food industry and trade -- United States.
Subject:
Ethnic
Subject:
Business - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Revised and Expanded Edition
Series:
California Studies in Food and Culture
Series Volume:
03
Publication Date:
20071015
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
31 b/w photographs, 5 line illustrations
Pages:
510
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.25 in 25 oz

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