Fixing The Food System Changing How We Produce And Consume Food

Author: Steve Clapp
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440843716
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This book examines both sides of the conflict for solutions. • Traces the development of a national food policy proposed by food movement leaders • Reveals the true cost of food and its toll on consumers and taxpayers • Discusses the ...

Introduction To The Us Food System

Author: Roni Neff
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118913051
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Further upstream, we can use more environmental and policy-level approaches
such as efforts to change healthy food availability and cost, or federal policies to
support sustainable food production and more regional and local food
distribution systems. FIGURE 16.7 Supply Chain: Production to Consumption and
Potential Points of Intervention Fair wages Minimal Regional Food access
Marketing Cooking skills Inputs Production Processing Distribution Purchasing
Consumption ...

Fair Food

Author: Oran B. Hesterman
Publisher: PublicAffairs
ISBN: 1610392043
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He introduces people and organizations across the country who are already doing this work in a number of creative ways, and provides a wealth of practical information for readers who want to get more involved.

Climate Change And Sustainable Development

Author: European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics. Congress
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9086867537
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Ethical Perspectives on Land Use and Food Production : EurSAFE 2012,
Tübingen, Germany, 30 May-2 June 2012 European Society for Agricultural and
Food Ethics. Congress Thomas Potthast ... to a sub-set of production systems.
Alternative strategies have been discussed, for example reduced consumption of
animal products (e.g. Committee on Climate Change 2011; Garnett, 2009), and
reducing food waste, particularly in households (e.g. Committee on Climate
Change 2011).

Food A Very Short Introduction

Author: John Krebs
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191637009
Size: 55.12 MB
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John Krebs. Chapter 5: Feeding the nine billion The future of food production and
consumption (pages 87–89) Godfray H C J et al 2010 Food security: the
challenge of feeding 9 billion people. ... Nature 418, 689–95 Biofuels and food (
page 108) Searchinger TD et al 2009 Fixing a critical climate accounting error.
Science 326, 527–8 Climate change and diet (pages 109–110) Audsley E,
Brander M, Chaterton J, Murphy-Bokern D, Webster C, Williams A 2009 How low
can we go?


Author: Warren Belasco
Publisher: Berg
ISBN: 1845206738
Size: 45.74 MB
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The book concludes with an examination of two very different future scenarios for feeding the world's population: the technological fix, which looks to science to provide the solution to our future food needs; and the anthropological fix, ...

Food Science

Author: Sumati R. Mudambi
Publisher: New Age International
ISBN: 8122417795
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The aim of the study of food science is to understand these changes and control
them in order to obtain food preparation or products, which have desirable
characteristics. ... Physical conditions such as pressure and temperature have
often decisive effects upon food systems and the rate of change, which occurs. ...
Only those substances which when eaten or drunk and absorbed by the body
produce energy, promote growth, repair tissues and regulate these processes
are foods.

State Of The World 2004

Author: The Worldwatch Institute
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610916352
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Nutritionists, psychologists, and consumer advocates agree that at least one of
the causes of the obesity epidemic has been the tendency of food companies
looking for new customers to flood the media with advertising and to make food
as ... from the local supermarket.12 Although food industry officials and
economists often point to consumer demand for cheap food as the ultimate driver
of how we farm, consumers have had little direct impact on how food production
has evolved.


Author: Michael Pollan
Publisher: Antje Kunstmann
ISBN: 3888979897
Size: 17.61 MB
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Am besten geht man dazu einfach in die Küche, meint Michael Pollan. Und das tut er in seinem neuen, aufregenden Buch "Kochen" und vermisst das Terrain der Küche auf ungewohnte Weise.