The Atlas of Food

Editor/Author Millstone, Erik
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: University of California Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-52-027642-0
Category: Food, Drink, Nutrition
Image Count: 133
Book Status: Available
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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.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Authors
  • Foreword by Marion Nestle
  • Contributors
  • Introduction
  • Part 1 Contemporary Challenges
  • 1 Current Concerns
  • 2 Feeding the World
  • 3 Unequal Distribution
  • 4 Environmental Challenges
  • 5 Water Pressure
  • 6 Nutritional Deficiencies
  • 7 Over-Nutrition
  • 8 Contamination
  • Part 2 Farming
  • 9 Mechanization
  • 10 Industrial Livestock Production
  • 11 Animal Feed
  • 12 Animal Diseases
  • 13 Agricultural R&D
  • 14 Genetically Modified Crops
  • 15 Pesticides
  • 16 Fertilizers
  • 17 Working the Land
  • 18 Land Ownership
  • 19 Urban Farming
  • 20 Fishing and Aquaculture
  • 21 Agricultural Biodiversity
  • 22 Organic Farming
  • 23 Greenhouse Gases
  • Part 3 Trade
  • 24 Trade Flows
  • 25 Live Animal Transport
  • 26 Subsidized Trade
  • 27 Trade Disputes
  • 28 Trade Dependency
  • 29 Fair Trade
  • Part 4 Processing, Retailing and Consumption
  • 30 Staple Foods
  • 31 Changing Diets
  • 32 Processing Giants
  • 33 Retail Power
  • 34 Organic Food
  • 35 Food Additives
  • 36 Eating Out
  • 37 Fast Food
  • 38 Alcohol
  • 39 Advertising and Marketing
  • 40 Citizens Bite Back
  • Part 5 Data Tables
  • Agriculture
  • Consumption
  • Sources