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Mueller, Tom.

Summary: For millennia, fresh olive oil has been one of life's necessities, not just as food but also as medicine, a beauty aid, and a vital element of religious ritual. Today's researchers are continuing to confirm the remarkable, life giving properties of true extra-virgin, and "extra-virgin Italian" has become the highest standard of quality. But what if this symbol of purity has become deeply...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.64 Mueller 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.6463 Mueller

Summary: When Mae is hired to work for the world's largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company's founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Circle 2017

Summary: FROM THE PUBLISHER : After the Nancy Cruzan case was decided by the Supreme Court in 1990, and ultimately resolved by the Courts of the State of Missouri, the decision to withhold or withdraw life-prolonging nutrition and hydration appeared to many to be as noncontroversial as decisions to refuse respirators or dialysis. Even the Catholic Church held that, although there should be a presumption...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2006

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Colby, William H.

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Publisher / Publication Date: AMACOM/American Management Association 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 179.7 COL

Raff McCaulau, Lily.

Summary: "A beautifully written and contrarian narrative about what it means to hunt in America today"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 639 RAF

Lustgarten, Abrahm.

Summary: Discusses how the CEO of British Petroleum, John Browne, helmed one of the greatest corporate comebacks in history only to have it fall apart due to deadly accidents and environmental crimes, culminating in the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.7382 LUS

McWilliams, James E.

Summary: A provocative response to mixed messages surrounding the "locally grown" movement challenges popular opinions about the nutritional and environmental realities of food, revealing such information as the superior energy efficiency of imported tomatoes andthe greater sustainability of farm-raised freshwater fish.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2009

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

Phillips, Whitney

Summary: Internet trolls live to upset as many people as possible, using all the technical and psychological tools at their disposal. They gleefully whip the media into a frenzy over a fake teen drug crisis; they post offensive messages on Facebook memorial pages, traumatizing grief-stricken friends and family; they use unabashedly racist language and images. They take pleasure in ruining a complete...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The MIT Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 PHI

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Summary: When Mae is hired to work for the world's largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company's founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment, and every...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD CIR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CIR RATED PG-13

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Samuel Goldwyn Films, LLC 2004

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Summary: It is filmmaker Chris Bell's (Bigger Stronger Faster) hard-hitting and thought-provoking expose of Big Pharma, its marketing practices and their impact on the staggering level of addiction to prescription drugs in North America. Executive Produced by Vince Vaughn and Peter Billingsley, this documentary is compelling viewing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF PRE

McWilliams, James E.

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 170 MCW

Summary: Although genetic modification of plants and animals has been going on since the dawn of agriculture, technological changes of unprecedented scope have taken place in the food industry within the past few decades. This program explores the impact of technology on food production and the development of new and emerging foods. Viewers are introduced to recently devised methods of genetic...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: This film is the first feature-length documentary about how health care professionals actively implemented and covered up the tortures in Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo and the CIA Black Sites. The film shows how the torture of detainees could not continue without the assistance of these American doctors. The little-known story is told by military, legal and medical experts and portrayed through staged...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Shelter Island 2013

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

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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Goldacre, Ben.

Summary: Argues that doctors are deliberately misinformed by profit-seeking pharmaceutical companies who withhold information about drug efficacy and side effects, explaining pharmaceutical data manipulation and its consequences.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Faber and Faber, Inc., an affiliate of Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 615.1072 GOL

Summary: With hundreds of thousands of employees worldwide, a net worth in the billions, and a dozen brands, General Motors is at the center of the political debate over globalization, the environment, and the future of the U.S. economy. In this program, GM President and CEO Rick Wagoner talks with BBC Chief Washington Correspondent Matt Frei. Topics under discussion include America's unending love...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Smith, Jay M.

Summary: "Examines athletic-academic corruption at UNC-Chapel Hill and in NCAA athletics"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 SMI

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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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1995

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 179.1 ARG

Washington, Harriet A.

Summary: "An in-depth exploration of the way the pharmaceutical industry is manipulating us and our world"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 338.4 WAS

Shapiro, Paul

Summary: The next great scientific revolution is underway - Discovering new ways to create enough food for the world's ever-growing hungry population. Paul Shapiro gives you a front-row seat for the wild story of the race to create and commercialize cleaner, safer, sustainable meat - real meat - without the animals. From the entrepreneurial visionaries to the scientists' workshops to the big business...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2018

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

Summary: Participants in the global cap-and-trade system range from well-intentioned business leaders to rogue peddlers hoping for a quick and unprincipled killing. As for detractors, the carbon credit industry has no shortage, especially in the environmentalist movement. This film sifts through the many-sided controversy as it plays out in the West and in the developing world. Dedicated eco-watchdogs...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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