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The Food Police: A Well-Fed Manifesto about the Politics of Your Plate

by Jayson Lusk

A rollicking indictment of the liberal elite's hypocrisy when it comes to food.

Ban trans-fats? Outlaw Happy Meals? Tax Twinkies? What's next? Affirmative action for cows?   

     A catastrophe is looming....


Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal

by Mary Roach

The irresistible, ever-curious, and always best-selling Mary Roach returns with a new adventure to the invisible realm we carry around inside. “America’s funniest science writer” (Washington Post) takes...


FOOD SAFETY MANAGEMENT IN CHINA: A PERSPECTIVE FROM FOOD QUALITY CONTROL SYSTEM: A Perspective from Food Quality Control System

by Jiehong Zhou & Shaosheng Jin

In recent years, China has taken a number of effective measures to strengthen the supervision of food quality and safety, but food safety incidents still occur sometimes. The recurrence and intractability of...


The Last Hunger Season: A Year in an African Farm Community on the Brink of Change

by Roger Thurow

The story of a group of Kenyan farmers working to transcend lives of dire poverty and hunger illuminates the challenges, and vital necessity, of transforming Africa’s agriculture sector


Food and Social Media: You Are What You Tweet

by Signe Rousseau

Social media has been a factor in the explosion of interest in food and democratization of food criticism, and this book explains and critique the phenomena and key issues in a lively and anecdotal manner that...


Pandora's Lunchbox: How Processed Food Took Over the American Meal

by Melanie Warner

If a piece of individually wrapped cheese can retain its shape, color, and texture for years, what does it say about the food we eat and feed to our children?

Former New York Times business reporter and mother...


Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

by Michael Moss

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY

The Atlantic • The Huffington Post • Men’s Journal • MSN (U.K.) • Kirkus Reviews • Publishers Weekly

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE JAMES...


Dandelion Hunter: Foraging the Urban Wilderness

by Rebecca Lerner

In this engaging and eye-opening read, forager-journalist Becky Lerner sets out on a quest to find her inner hunter-gatherer in the city of Portland, Oregon. After a disheartening week trying to live off wild...


Leadership in Agriculture: Case Studies for a New Generation

by John Patrick Jordan, Neville P. Clarke & Gale A. Buchanan

In a world facing chronic and increasing shortages in food crops and natural resources, visionary leadership in agriculture becomes more and more critical for building and maintaining a sustainable future. It...


Routledge International Handbook of Food Studies

by Ken Albala

Over the past decade there has been a remarkable flowering of interest in food and nutrition, both within the popular media and in academia. Scholars are increasingly using foodways, food systems and eating...


Reclaiming Food Security

by Michael S. Carolan

In this challenging work, the author argues that the goal of any food system should not simply be to provide the cheapest calories possible. A secure food system is one that affords people and nations - in both...


Hungry City

by Carolyn Steel

*Cities cover just 2% of the world's surface, but consume 75% of the world's resources

*Global food production increased by 145% in the last 4 decades of the 20th century - yet an estimated 800 million people...


Renaissance Food from Rabelais to Shakespeare: Culinary Readings and Culinary Histories

by Joan Fitzpatrick

Providing a unique perspective on a fascinating aspect of early modern culture, this volume focuses on the role of food and diet as read in the works of a range of European authors, including Shakespeare, from...


New Orleans: A Food Biography

by Elizabeth M. Williams & Ken Albala

New Orleans’ celebrated status derives in large measure from its incredibly rich food culture, based mainly on Creole and Cajun traditions. At last, this world-class destination has its own food biography....


Community Biodiversity Management: Promoting resilience and the conservation of plant genetic resources

by Walter Simon de Boef, Abishkar Subedi & Nivaldo Peroni

The conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in the environments where this diversity originated or is being used, are issues which are high on the policy agenda. This book is the first to set out a...


Food Policy in the United States: An Introduction

by Parke Wilde

In this introductory textbook the author argues that if current policies were more widely understood beyond the small community of food policy experts, political support for reforms could increase. It assumes...


Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America

by Wenonah Hauter

Wenonah Hauter owns an organic family farm that provides healthy vegetables to hundreds of families as part of the growing nationwide Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) movement. Yet, as one of the nation's...


Man Bites Dog: Hot Dog Culture in America

by Bruce Kraig & Patty Carroll

Whether you call them franks, wieners, or red hots, hot dogs are as American as apple pie—but how did these little links become icons of American culture? Man Bites Dog explores the almighty hot dog through...


Corn Meets Maize: Food Movements and Markets in Mexico

by Lauren E. Baker

Corn Meets Maize links the everyday practices of growing, cooking, and exchanging food in specific cultural, economic, and ecological contexts to broader social movements in Mexico and beyond. The local food...


Food Security, Biological Diversity and Intellectual Property Rights

by Muriel Lightbourne

This volume advances the claim that the FAO International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) adopted in 2001 is the only existing international agreement with the potential...