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Author LinkRoberts, Paul,1961 August 2-
Title LinkThe end of food / Paul Roberts.
Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 2008.
Description xxvi, 390 p. ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-365) and index.
Contents Contents: Starving for progress (history) -- It’s so easy now -- Buy one, get one free -- Tipping the scales -- Eating for strength -- The end of hunger -- We are what we eat -- In the long run -- Magic pills -- Food fight -- Epilogue: Nouvelle cuisine.
Summary The bestselling author of "The End of Oil" turns his attention to food and finds that the system entrusted with meeting one of the most basic needs is dramatically failing us. With his trademark comprehensive global approach, Roberts investigates the startling truth about the modern food system.
Subject LinkFood supply.
LinkFood industry and trade -- Environmental aspects.
LinkFood industry and trade -- Social aspects.
LinkNutrition policy.

System Number 000663444
ISBN Link9780618606238

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