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Martins, Patrick.

Summary: We have evolved as meat eaters, proclaims Patrick Martins, and it's futile to deny it. But, given the destructive forces of the fast-food industry and factory farming, we need to make smart, informed choices about the food we eat and where it comes from. In 50 short chapters, Martins cuts through organized zealotry and the misleading jargon of food labeling to outline realistic steps everyone...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.176 MAR

Ogle, Maureen.

Summary: This book relates the untold story of how meat made America. The moment European settlers arrived in North America, they began transforming the land into a meat-eater's paradise. Long before revolution turned colonies into nation, Americans were eating meat on a scale the Old World could neither imagine nor provide: an average European was lucky to see meat once a week, while even a poor...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

LaFrieda, Pat

Summary: "It all began when Pat LaFrieda's great-grandfather Anthony LaFrieda decided to pack up and move his family from Italy to New York in search of a better life, setting up the family's first retail butcher shop in 1922 in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Almost one hundred years later, Pat LaFrieda, a fourth-generation butcher and third-generation meat purveyor, is at the helm of a family-run business that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Leonard, Christopher

Summary: A former agribusiness reporter critically assesses the corporate meat industry as demonstrated by the practices of Tyson Foods, documenting the meat supply's takeover by a few powerful companies who are raising prices and outmaneuvering reforms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.7 LEO

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD 338.19 Food 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

McCorkell, Don

Summary: Exposes the health risks and environmental toll exacted by modern systems of meat and poultry production.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Libre 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Simon, David Robinson.

Summary: Looks at the economics of animal food production through an examination of meat consumption's effects on personal health, the environment, and animal welfare and the animal food industry's control over legislation and regulation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Red Wheel/Weiser 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.176 SIM

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