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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

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

Moss, Michael

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Summary: "Everyone knows how hard it can be to maintain a healthy diet. But what if some of the decisions we make about what to eat are beyond our control? Is it possible that processed food is addictive, like drugs or alcohol? Motivated by these questions, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Michael Moss began searching for answers, to find the true peril in our food. In Hooked, Moss explores...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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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

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

Minger, Denise

Summary: Argues against the implementation of the USDA food guide pyramid and the study that inspired it.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: Fresh celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. Forging healthier, sustainable alternatives, they offer a practical vision for a future of our food and our planet. Among others, Fresh features urban farmer and activist Will Allen, sustainable farmer and entrepreneur Joel Salatin, and supermarket owner David Ball.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ripple Effect Productions 2012

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

Summary: Lifts the veil on our nation's food industry, exposing how our nation's food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profits ahead of consumer health, the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and our own environment. Reveals surprising - and often shocking truths - about what we eat, how it's produced and who we have become as a nation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 338.19 DVD Food 2009

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FOO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: Non Fic DVD F

Summary: At over a billion dollars, the mobile food industry is enjoying more publicity and notoriety than ever before. Catering to a new generation of foodies looking for quick and unique specialties, the mobile food business is booming with new opportunities for eager entrepreneurs like you. From gourmet food to all-American basics and hot dog wagons to bustaurants, our experts give you the delicious...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Entrepreneur Media, Inc. 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.6 STA

Gumpert, David E.

Summary: "Do Americans have the right to privately obtain the foods of our choice from farmers, neighbors, and local producers, in the same way our grandparents and great grandparents used to do?Yes, say a growing number of people increasingly afraid that the mass-produced food sold at supermarkets is excessively processed, tainted with antibiotic residues and hormones, and lacking in important...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.19 GUM

Bittman, Mark.

Summary: "Mark Bittman made headlines three years ago when it was revealed that, for the first time, the New York Times opinion page would feature a food writer to help us make sense of the tangled webs of food, health, environment, politics, and culture. As an opinion columnist, Mark has delighted us, enraged us, and inspired us to do more for ourselves and our world with the same no-nonsense style. In...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Clarkson Potter 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 BIT

Schlosser, Eric.

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2001

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 394.1 SCH

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 394.1 SCHLO

Schlosser, Eric.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 394.1 Schlosser 2002

Burgan, Michael

Summary: Presents the life of the business mogul who turned a small food packagaing company into a booming business known for its fair treatment of workers and pioneering safe food preparation standards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 HEI

Carolan, Michael S.

Summary: Marvin is a contract hog farmer in Iowa. He owns his land, his barn, his tractor, and his animal crates. He has seen profits drop steadily for the last twenty years and feels trapped. Josh is a dairy farmer on a cooperative in Massachusetts. He doesn't own his cows, his land, his seed, or even all of his equipment. Josh has a healthy income and feels like he's made it. In The Food Sharing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Island Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.1973 CAR

Sax, David.

Summary: A food and business writer examines the world of food trends, revealing where they originate and where they end and who influences them, from food company test labs and trendy food trucks to what characters are eating on our television shows.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.12 SAX

Gayeton, Douglas.

Summary: Educates, engages, and asks people to pay closer attention to how they eat, what they buy, and their responsibly for creating a healthier, safer food system in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.1 GAY

Andrews, Colman.

Summary: The Taste of America is a compendium of the best food in the USA. From the finest artisan cheeses to the fieriest chili sauce to the juiciest oysters, it is a celebration of the very best food produced in America, selected by renowned food expert and passionate eater, Colman Andrews. It covers 250 of the most exceptional food products manufactured and on sale in the USA (whether on a small or a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Phaidon Press 2013

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

Lubetzky, Daniel.

Summary: The Founder and CEO of the KIND brand of healthy snacks shares the story of his childhood in Mexico as the son of a Holocaust survivor and his professional successes, outlining his philosophies about business practices that combine profit goals and social consciousness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658 LUB

Summary: From the Publisher: Food, Inc. is guaranteed to shake up our perceptions of what we eat. This powerful documentary deconstructing the corporate food industry in America was hailed by Entertainment Weekly as "more than a terrific movie-it's an important movie." Aided by expert commentators such as Michael Pollan and Eric Schlosser, the film poses questions such as: Where has my food come from,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.4 FOO

Brownell, Kelly D.

Summary: Describes how America is eating itself into a national health crisis and what we can do about it.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Contemporary Books 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.398 Brownell

Alexander, Kevin

Summary: James Beard Award-winning food journalist Kevin Alexander traces an exhilarating golden age in American dining. Over the past decade, Kevin Alexander saw American dining turned on its head. Starting in 2006, the food world underwent a transformation as the established gatekeepers of American culinary creativity in New York City and the Bay Area were forced to contend with Portland, Oregon. Its...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.50973 ALE

McMillan, Tracie.

Summary: "What if you couldn't afford nine dollar tomatoes? That was the question award-winning journalist Tracie McMillan couldn't escape as she watched the debate about America's meals unfold, one that urges us to pay food's true cost - which is to say, pay more. So in 2009 McMillan embarked on a groundbreaking undercover journey to see what it takes to eat well in America. For nearly a year, she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2012

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Hall, Stephen F.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Upstart Pub. Co. 1992

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Paarlberg, Robert L

Summary: "A bold, science-based corrective to the groundswell of misinformation about food and how it's produced, examining in detail local and organic food, food companies, nutrition labeling, ethical treatment of animals, environmental impacts, and every other aspect from farm to table. Consumers want to know more about their food--including the farm it came from, the chemicals used, the nutrition...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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Hesterman, Oran B.

Summary: Describes the dysfunctions in the current food system, from chemical runoff to inhumane treatment of animals, and presents new principles and concrete steps to restructure how food is grown, packaged, delivered, marketed, and sold.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.1 HES

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