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Banyard, Antonia

Summary: An infographic introduction to the journey food makes to the plate combines text, photographs, and diagrams that cover such topics as factory farms, genetic engineering, and nutrition.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 553.7 BAN

Summary: To help combat the problem of the waste of edible food, filmmakers Grant Baldwin and Jenny Rustemeyer endeavor to forego grocery shopping and eat only what is discarded during the various steps that food travels from farm to table.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bullfrog Films 2015

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Ju

Summary: How do you tell if a banana's ripe? Is it OK to buy apples and cut out the bruises? Will a tomato or a pear continue to ripen? Can anyone really pick a ripe watermelon? Should grapes be washed? Different fruits and vegetables need different kinds of selection guidelines and storage procedures. Viewers of this video will learn how to properly select many types of fruits and vegetables; how to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: More and more consumers are turning to organics as fears escalate about genetically modified foods, chemical pesticides, and the antibiotics fed to animals. In this program, farmers and an inspector explain how organic crops and livestock are raised-and why produce, dairy and meat products, and processed foods certified as organic cost so much more than their non-organic counterparts. In...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2000

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Summary: This video takes a step beyond An Introduction to Food Science. Topics include microorganisms, methods of food preservation including irradiation and freeze drying, functions of nutrients, emulsions, mixtures, additives, toxicology, and other chemical reactions. Laboratory experiments demonstrate mold growth, food spoilage, and the role of acids and bases in food production. Career...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Olmsted, Larry

Summary: "You've seen the headlines: Parmesan cheese made from wood pulp. Lobster rolls containing no lobster at all. Extra-virgin olive oil that isn't. So many fake foods are in our supermarkets, our restaurants, and our kitchen cabinets that it's hard to know what we're eating anymore. In Real Food/Fake Food, award-winning journalist Larry Olmsted convinces us why real food matters and empowers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2016

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

Summary: A modern story of the animals we eat, as told by the people from whom we rarely hear. From the solitary hunter, who believes everyone needs to be educated about their food, to the family farmer, who argues that money isn't his primary driver, compassionate practices of food production connect their stories. It is an eye opening, thoroughly engaging, fly-on-the-wall film. Never has "farm to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Leavitt, Amie Jane

Summary: "Introduces readers to some of the more bizarre foods humans have eaten throughout history"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: 641.3 LEA

Arnosky, Jim.

Summary: Rhyming text invites the reader to imagine being a hungry raccoon, crocodile, shark, whale, or panda bear while learning what each creature enjoys eating.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Arnosky 2008

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE GOB

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Entrepreneur Media, Inc. 2015

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

Imhoff, Dan

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: The Farm Bill is one of the most important pieces of legislation the American president signs. Negotiated every five to seven years, it has tremendous implications for food production, nutrition assistance, habitat conservation, international trade, and much more. Yet at nearly 1,000 pages, it is difficult to understand for policymakers, let alone citizens. In this primer, Dan Imhoff and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Island Press 2019

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Summary: By ensuring customer safety, a food business also protects itself-from bad publicity, sinking profits, and even legal action. This program guides viewers through sanitation tools and procedures that are essential to the management of any food-related enterprise, including both food service outlets and food manufacturing facilities. Incorporating interviews with a cafe chef, a quality manager at...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Pampered African Prince Akeem is a rebel who is against an arranged marriage and heads to Queens, New York to find a new bride. His regal father agrees to allow the prince 40 days to roam the U.S., sending the prince's faithful retainer Semmi along to make sure nothing untoward happens. To avoid fortune hunters, Prince Akeem conceals his true identity and gets a "regular" guy job at a fast-food...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY COM

Summary: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." These simple words go to the heart of food journalist Pollan's thesis. Humans used to know how to eat well, he argues, but the balanced dietary lessons that were once passed down through generations have been confused and distorted by food industry marketers, nutritional scientists, and journalists. As a result, we face today a complex culinary landscape...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV IN

Webster, Christy

Summary: From the tallest cake ever made to the most peanut butter and jelly sandwiches eaten in a minute, these Guinness World Records will make you hungry for greatness!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE WEB

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, Call number: 338.19 GUM

Summary: In this program, two women with rewarding careers in agriculture describe their work: Deanna Johnson, a marketing representative who assists and makes purchases from grain producers; and Julie Couillard, a production coordinator who manages soil preparation, seeding, watering, and fertilization for an organic vegetable farm. Conversations with co-workers and supervisors add to the descriptions...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: No one wants a burger with a side of salmonella or a taco topped with E. coli, but that's what you can get when food isn't prepared correctly. This video describes common-and serious-food-borne illnesses, how they're spread, and how they can be prevented through careful food handling and proper food preparation. Salmonella, Campylobacter jejuni, Escherichia coli, and shigella are discussed,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Humans used to get their food directly from natural sources. Today, however, a great deal of what we eat is not only processed, it is manufactured. Many complex steps lie between what grows and what reaches the table. This program tells us about cheese-making and shows new ways of preserving food, extending its freshness. It also discusses the effects of cholesterol on health.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: The maxim "You are what you eat" could have originated with a few hungry self-experimenters who proved that nutrition is critical to good health. As this program illustrates, one of the most prominent of these scientists was Dr. Joseph Goldberger, an early-20th-century researcher who ate the feces and scabs from patients with pellagra in his quest to prove it was not infectious. Viewers will...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: The Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points protocols evolved from a system developed in the 1960s and implemented by NASA. This program explains and demonstrates the HACCP system, which identifies and isolates specific hazards throughout the process of food production in order to ensure consumer safety. The seven HACCP principles that restaurants and food vendors should implement are discussed...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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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: The kitchen is a warm and welcoming place, but there are dangers. Make your students aware of them with this video. Using examples and what-if situations, it explains how to safely use and store knives; how to operate small appliances and the stove without accidents; how to prevent bruises, shocks, and burns; and how to put out a fire (and when to simply evacuate and call 911!) The first step...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Lamb, Anne

Summary: When Grumpy Toad claims he doesn't eat bananas, Pete the Cat encourages Grumpy to try the banana casserole Pete brought for the class potluck.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperFestival, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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