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Moss, Michael

10 holds on 5 copies

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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Sichol, Lowey Bundy

Summary: "Today, Nike is the biggest athletic shoe company in the world, but a long time ago runner and businessman Phil Knight started out with just an idea. Find out more about Nike's history, how the business grew, and the role that marketing playing in this illustrated nonfiction book!" -- Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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Genoways, Ted.

Summary: A powerful and important work of investigative journalism that explores the runaway growth of the American meatpacking industry and its dangerous consequences

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Leonard, Christopher

Summary: An investigative journalist takes you inside the corporate meat industry with a shocking, in-depth report every American should hear. Important, timely, and explosive, an unvarnished portrait of the food industry that now dominates America's heartland.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 338.7 LEO

Hyman, Mark

Summary: "Food is our most powerful tool to reverse the global epidemic of chronic disease, heal the environment, reform politics, and revive economies. What we eat has tremendous implications not just for our waistlines, but also for the planet, society, and the global economy. What we do to our bodies, we do to the planet; and what we do to the planet, we do to our bodies. In Food Fix, #1 bestselling...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Spark 2020

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Baime, A. J. (Albert J.)

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: Chronicles Detroit's dramatic transition from an automobile manufacturing center to a highly efficient producer of World War II airplanes, citing the essential role of Edsel Ford's rebellion against his father, Henry Ford.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 BAI

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.531 BAI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.531 BAI

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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Cowen, Tyler.

Summary: An influential economist challenges popular opinions about the superiority of locally grown and expensive foods, demonstrating how to eat responsibly without submitting to fashion-driven trends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bloom, Jonathan.

Summary: Examines food waste in the United States, what it says about Americans, the economic and environmental impacts of food waste, and how to lessen what is wasted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.72 BLO

Moss, Michael

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The author explores his theory that the food industry's used three essential ingredients to control much of the world's diet.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

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Summary: An industry once dominated by four giant companies-Sony BMG, Warner Music, Universal, and EMI-has undergone a radical transformation. This program examines the explosion of legal music downloading and viral marketing, which have enabled enterprising bands and singers to distribute their own work rather than signing with major labels. Focusing on the success of Nizlopi, Arctic Monkeys, Internet...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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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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Hewitt, Ben

Summary: The captivating story of a small town coming back to life, grounded in an idea that will revolutionize the way we eat. Over the past three years, Hardwick, Vermont, a typical hardscrabble farming community of 3,000 residents, has jump-started its economy and redefined its self-image through a local, self-sustaining food system unlike anything else in America. The mostly young entrepreneurs have...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 338.1 Hew

Kaufman, Frederick

Summary: Investigates the hidden connection between global food and global finance by asking the simple question: Why can't delicious, inexpensive, and healthy food be available to everyone on Earth? Reveals that money pouring into the global derivatives market in grain futures is having astonishing consequences that reach far beyond your dinner table, including the Arab Spring, bankrupt farmers,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons 2012

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

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 641.3 BAN

Schou, Nick.

Summary: "Drawing on unparalleled access to sources ranging from doctors and lawyers to lobbyists, cannabis club owners, outlaw cultivators, and industry entrepreneurs, The Weed Runners is both journalistic expose and adventure story. The book's title refers to those who run the vast network fueling the ongoing nationwide explosion of medical marijuana. Focusing on an incredibly dynamic three-year...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.29 SCH

Tirole, Jean

Summary: When Jean Tirole won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Economics, he suddenly found himself being stopped in the street by complete strangers and asked to comment on issues of the day, no matter how distant from his own areas of research. His transformation from academic economist to public intellectual prompted him to reflect further on the role economists and their discipline play in society. The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330 TIR

Laufer, Peter

Summary: "After eating some suspect "organic" walnuts that he was shocked to find were produced in Kazakhstan, veteran journalist Peter Laufer traces the origins of items in his pantry back to the source, learning how easily we are tricked into buying "organic" claims"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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

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

Summary: "Never-before-seen evidence points to genetically engineered foods as a major contributor to rising disease rates in the U.S. population, especially among children...Monsanto's strong arm tactics, the FDA's fraudulent policies, and how the USDA ignores a growing health emergency are also laid bare. This sometimes shocking film may change your diet, help you protect your family, and accelerate...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Institute for Responsible Technology 2012

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

Summary: Introduce viewers to three women who have found gainful employment in the business of aquaculture. This program profiles Sondra Lambie, a nursery technician who cultivates large shellfish crops; Camille Wiencke, a fish health technician who cares for farm-raised Chinook salmon; and Nancy Emard, a trout farm owner who sells about 100,000 fish annually. Commentary from co-workers and supervisors...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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Davis, Lynn

Summary: "The car changed travel forever. Henry Ford started a car-making revolution. Kids can read this book to find out how Ford transformed America with his cars. They will learn how many cars Ford made before the Model T Ford"--Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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Summary: In this program, three women with rewarding careers in the mining industry describe their work. Robin Betker is a mining technician who lays drill patterns for long hole drillers; Marilene Larocque is Chief Geologist with a mining exploration company; and Shalni Prowse is a grade control technician who monitors ore quality. Conversations with co-workers and supervisors add to the descriptions...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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