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Author Lytton, Timothy D., 1965-

Title Kosher : private regulation in the age of industrial food / Timothy D. Lytton
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 232 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: why kosher food certification is worthy of attention -- Rivalry and racketeering: the failures of kosher meat supervision 1850-1940 -- From canned soup to packaged nuts: the rise of industrial kashrus -- Sour grapes and self-regulation: creating an American standard of kashrus -- Taking stock: the effectiveness and integrity of the American industrial kashrus system -- Conclusion: industrial kashrus as a model of private third-party certification
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Kosher food industry -- Standards -- United States.
Kosher food industry -- United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012039293
ISBN 0674075234 (electronic bk.)
9780674075238 (electronic bk.)