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The atlas of food : who eats what, where, and why

Author: Erik Millstone; Tim Lang
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2013.
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Genre/Form: Maps
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Millstone; Tim Lang
ISBN: 9780520276420 0520276426
OCLC Number: 827972159
Notes: "With an updated introduction."
Awards: Winner of André Simon Memorial Fund Best Food Book Award
Description: 128 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. I. Contemporary challenges : Current concerns ; Feeding the world ; Unequal distribution ; Environmental challenges ; Water pressure ; Nutritional deficiencies ; Over-nutrition ; Contamination --
pt. II. Farming : Mechanization ; Industrial livestock production ; Animal feed ; Animal diseases ; Agricultural R & D ; Genetically modified crops ; Pesticides ; Fertilizers ; Working the land ; Land ownership ; Urban farming ; Fishing and aquaculture ; Agricultural biodiversity ; Organic farming ; Greenhouse gases --
pt. III. Trade : Trade flows ; Live animal transport ; Subsidized trade ; Trade disputes ; Trade dependency ; Fair trade --
pt. 4. Processing, retailing and consumption : Staple foods ; Changing diets ; Processing giants ; Retail power ; Organic food ; Food additives ; Eating out ; Fast food ; Alcohol ; Advertising and marketing ; Citizens bite back --
pt. V. Data tables : Agriculture ; Consumption.
Responsibility: Erik Millstone and Tim Lang ; foreword by Marion Nestle.

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