Food Politics

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Food Politics

How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health

By Marion Nestle

University of California Press, Paperback, 9780520254039, 486pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2007

Description
An accessible and balanced account, "Food Politics "laid the groundwork for today's food revolution and changed the way we respond to food industry marketing practices. Now, a new introduction and concluding chapter bring us up to date on the key events in that movement. This pathbreaking, prize-winning book helps us understand more clearly than ever before what we eat and why.


About the Author
Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health and Professor of Sociology at New York University. Author of "Nutrition in Clinical Practice, " she has served as a nutrition policy advisor to the Department of Health and Human Services and as a member of nutrition and science advisory committees to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration. She is the author of "Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology, and Bioterrorism "(UC Press) and "What to Eat" .