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Felix, Rebecca

Summary: "Eating Ethically helps readers trace the history of ethical eating and human ways of treating animals, explore the science behind it, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their own food decisions."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J178 FEL

Singer, Peter

Summary: An investigation of the food choices people make and practices of the food producers who create this food for us leading to a discussion of how we might put more ethics into our shopping carts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 178 SIN

Downey, Robert

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "What we eat matters--to us, and to the planet. Cool food is a game-changing new food category and way of thinking that can help fix the climate. This ... book will show you how to make simple choices, starting today--in the supermarket, in your kitchen, and in the world--to reduce your environmental impact. Hundreds of cool foods exist, but until now have gone largely uncelebrated for their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Publishing 2024

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Guilbeault, Nina

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A Harvard-trained sociologist (and vegan), exploring the history of the vegan movement and its present-day tensions, grapples with the most fundamental questions of all: Is there a truly ethical way to eat?, which results in an eye-opening portrait of how social change happens, with profound implications for our plates--and our planet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2024

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Summary: Narrated by Katie Couric, the film blows the lid off everything that was known about food and exercise, revealing a 30-year campaign by the food industry, aided by the U.S. government, to mislead and confuse the American public. Exposing the hidden truths contributing to one of the largest health epidemics in history, it follows a group of families battling to lead healthier lives and reveals...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FED
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF FED

Meredith, Leda.

Summary: The essential guide for anyone with limited time, cash, and space who wants to incorporate locally grown foods into their lifestyle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5 MER

Reese, Jacy

Summary: "Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma and Jonathan Safran Foer's Eating Animals brought widespread attention to the disturbing realities of factory farming. The End of Animal Farming pushes this conversation forward by outlining a strategic roadmap to a humane, ethical, and efficient food system in which slaughterhouses are obsolete--where the tastes of even the most die-hard meat eater are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179 REE

Rossy, Lynn

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Diet culture has sabotaged our relationship with food and our bodies. As a result, many of us are confused-attaching shame to our food choices and judging our bodies. It's time to break free! Savor Every Bite offers powerful mindfulness and self-compassion practices to help readers savor food, soothe difficult emotions, find joy in every moment, and focus on loving their bodies for greater...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.3 ROS

Summary: Spurlocks social experiment in fast food gastronomy sees him attempting to subsist uniquely on food from McDonald's menu for an entire month. He also examines the corporate giant's role in contributing to America's obesity epidemic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Samuel Goldwyn Films, LLC 2004

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McWilliams, James E.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Just Food author James McWilliams's exploration of the "compassionate carnivore" movement and the paradox of humanity's relationship with animals. In the last four decades, food reformers have revealed the ecological and ethical problems of eating animals raised in industrial settings, turning what was once the boutique concern of radical eco-freaks into a mainstream movement. Although animal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 170 MCW

Summary: In a 2009 poll, around 1 percent of American adults reported eating no animal products. In a poll two years later, that number had risen to 2.5 percent-more than double-but still dwarfed by the 48 percent who reported eating meat, fish, or poultry. Considering issues of health, morality, and the environment, should people be vegetarians or carnivores?

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2013

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Nestle, Marion.

Summary: Synopsis: How does the food industry influence what we eat and, therefore, our health? What are the food industry's marketing methods and what is its relationship to the political system? What can be said about its use of political power to achieve profit goals? A bold, unprecedented behind-the-scenes expose of one of America's biggest and most powerful industries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.85 NES

Mintz, Corey

Summary: "In 2019, the restaurant business was booming. Americans spent more than half of their annual food budgets dining out. In a generation, chefs had gone from behind-the-scenes laborers to TV stars. The arrival of Seamless, DoorDash, and other meal deliveryapps was overtaking home cooking. Beneath all that growth lurked serious problems. Many of the best restaurants in the world employed unpaid...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.3002 MIN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Food Mintz

Summary: "What the health is a surprising, and at times hilarious, investigative documentary that will be an eye-opener for everyone concerned about our nation's health and how big business influences it"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WHA

Tuttle, Will M.

Summary: Examines the social, psychological, and spiritual consequences of food choices, looks at food as the link between humans, the natural order, and cultural heritage, and argues that war, terrorism, genocide, disease, environmental degradation, and other problems affecting the world are a direct result of an unwillingness by people to make the connections between what they eat and how it got on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lantern Books 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.2 TUT

Summary: From plant extracts to fish oils to yogurt laden with beneficial bacteria, food designed to make us brainier as well as physically healthier is growing in popularity. This program examines the trend, which has created a windfall for retailers and manufacturers even though the jury is still out regarding the benefits for consumers. Viewers learn about the history of health-food claims and meet...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Faruqi, Sonia.

Summary: Traces the author's covert and sometimes life-risking tour of animal farms throughout the world to expose animal cruelty and identify ways to farm compassionately while promoting human health, economics, and environmental consciousness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 FAR

Kim, Anne

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Poverty is big business in America. The federal government spends about $900 billion a year on programs that directly or disproportionately impact poor Americans, including antipoverty programs such as the earned income tax credit, Medicaid, and affordable housing vouchers and subsidies. States and local governments spend tens of billions more. Ironically, these enormous sums fuel the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2024

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Summary: What's wrong with enjoying the rich variety of foods that importers make available? Do the reported drawbacks of globalization mean that we should eat only locally grown food? How are Western food choices related to environmental problems and to developing-world farmers? This program explores those questions by studying agricultural practices in the United Kingdom and worldwide. Comparing...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Although more than 12,000 organic farms operate in the United States, increasing demand for organically grown food requires substantial imports from abroad. This program delves into the world of sustainable, eco-friendly agriculture; it also highlights advances that should eventually enable all Americans to "act locally" when they shop for organic food. George Siemon, founder and CEO of Organic...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: While high-tech agriculture is one of the hallmarks of Western society, a growing number of Americans and Europeans believe that our farming methods are harmful on a number of levels. This program looks at the evolving debate over industrialized food production versus organic farming. Showing how and why farming techniques and policies have changed in the U.K. and similar countries over the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Since prehistoric times, the preservation of food has played an essential role in human survival-providing the stability and cultural traditions needed to create societies. This program looks at motivations and methods for preserving and processing food, how these take shape in various cultures, and the health considerations which present-day food suppliers and vendors must take into account....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Why are parents, educators, health advocates, and politicians-including Arnold Schwarzenegger-taking on Coca-Cola, the world's biggest brand? This program explains the facts and opinions at the heart of the growing controversy, revealing the health issues and business challenges that the soft-drink company must confront in order to survive in an increasingly fitness-oriented beverage market....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Although it is a crucial aspect of modern food technology, quality control may also be the biggest challenge for any food-producing company. This program identifies quality standards that exist in various parts of the world, explores ways of measuring and monitoring quality, and looks at who is responsible for QC within a large food manufacturer. Students are introduced to HACCP and GMP systems...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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