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Eat Drink Vote An Illustrated Guide to Food Politics

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ISBN-10: 1609615867

ISBN-13: 9781609615864

Edition: 2013

Authors: Marion Nestle

List price: $18.99
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What’s wrong with the US food system? Why is half the world starving while the other half battles obesity? Who decides our food issues, and why can’t we do better with labeling, safety, or school food? These are complex questions that are hard to answer in an engaging way for a broad audience. But everybody eats, and food politics affects us all.Marion Nestle, whom Michael Pollan ranked as the #2 most powerful foodie in America (after Michelle Obama) in Forbes, has always used cartoons in her public presentations to communicate how politics—shaped by government, corporate marketing, economics, and geography—influences food choice. Cartoons do more than entertain; the best get right to the…    
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 9/3/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 8.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Marion Nestleis Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health and Professor of Sociology at New York University. She is the author ofWhat to Eatand, from UC Press,Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health; Safe Food: The Politics of Food Safety; andPet Food Politics: The Chihuahua in the Coal Mine. Malden Nesheim is Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University. He is coauthor (with Marion Nestle) ofFeed Your Pet Right: The Authoritative Guide to Feeding Your Dog and Catand (with Ann L. Yaktine) of the Institute of Medicine reportSeafood Choices: Balancing Benefits and Risks.