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Author Millstone, Erik, author

Title The atlas of food : who eats what, where, and why / Erik Millstone and Tim Lang ; foreword by Marion Nestle
Edition [Enhanced Credo edition]
Published Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2014
Berkeley [California] : University of California Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (60 entries) : 133 images
Contents Part 1. Contemporary challenges : Current concerns -- Feeding the world -- Unequal distribution -- Environmental challenges -- Water pressure -- Nutritional deficiencies -- Over-nutrition -- Contamination -- Part 2. 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 -- Part 3. Trade : Trade flows -- Live animal transport -- Subsidized trade -- Trade disputes -- Trade dependency -- Fair trade -- Part 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 -- 5. Data tables : Agriculture ; Consumption
Summary By providing an up-to-date and visually appealing understanding of important issues around global food and agriculture, The Atlas of Food maps out broad areas of investigation--contamination of food and water, overnutrition, micronutrient deficiency, processing, farming, and trade--to offer a concise overview of today's food and farming concerns
Notes "With and updated introduction."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Title page of print version
Subject Food consumption -- Maps.
Food industry and trade -- Maps.
Food supply -- Maps.
Genre/Form Maps.
Maps.
Form Electronic book
Author Lang, Tim, author
Nestle, Marion, writer of foreword
ISBN 1784026646
9781784026646 (electronic version)
Other Titles Who eats what, where, and why