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Another person's poison : a history of food allergy

Author: Matthew Smith
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2015.
Series: Arts and traditions of the table.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Another Person's Poison traces the trajectory of the debate over food allergies and its effect on public-health policy and the production, manufacture, and consumption of food. Matthew Smith  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Smith
ISBN: 0231539193 9780231539197
OCLC Number: 995304629
Awards: Commended for History of STM Category 2016
Description: 1 recurso en línea.
Contents: Acknowledgments Abbreviations Introduction: "Witchcraft, a fad, or a racket?" 1. Food Allergy Before Allergy 2. Anaphylaxis, Allergy, and the Food Factor in Disease 3. Strangest of All Maladies 4. Panic? Or the Pantry? 5. An Immunological Explosion? 6. The Problem with Peanuts Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: Arts and traditions of the table.
Responsibility: Matthew Smith.


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A thoughtful, well-sourced, and well-analyzed history of food allergies. This book is an important contribution to the history of medicine. It will stand as definitive for some time. -- Carla Keirns, Read more...

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