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Introduction to the US food system : public health, environment, and equity

Author: Roni Neff
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Brand, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A public health approach to the US food systemIntroduction to the US Food System: Public Health, Environment, and Equity is a comprehensive and engaging textbook that offers students an overview of today's US food system, with particular focus on the food system's interrelationships with public health, the environment, equity, and society. Using a classroom-friendly approach, the text covers the core content of the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Introduction to the US food system.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass & Pfeiffer Imprints, [2014]
(DLC) 2014016771
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roni Neff
ISBN: 9781118063385 1118063384
OCLC Number: 875249510
Description: xxxi, 542 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: I. KEY PARADIGMS --
1: An Orientation to Food Systems --
2: Epidemiology and the Study of Food Systems --
3: Equity, Justice, Environmental Impacts, Nutrition, and Food Security --
4: Health Disparities and Food Systems II. PRODUCTION, PROCESSING, DISTRIBUTION & MARKETING --
5: Crop Production --
6: Food Animal Production --
7: Ecological Threats to and Pressures on Food Systems --
8: Policy Affecting Food Production (U.S.) --
9: Food Safety and Foodborne Illness --
10: Food Processing and Marketing --
11: Food Distribution III. WHAT WE DO & DON'T EAT, AND HEALTH IMPACTS --
12: Food Consumption and Overconsumption --
13: Food Security --
14: Food Environments --
15: Food, Culture, Society --
16: Changing Eating Patterns --
17: Community Food Security IV. TOWARD A HEALTHY, SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEM --
18: Moving Forward.
Other Titles: Introduction the the United States food system
Responsibility: Roni Neff, editor.

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