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Title Chemistry's role in food production and sustainability : past and present / Mary Virginia Orna, editor, Department of Chemistry, The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York, Gillian Eggleston, editor, Audubon Sugar Institute, LSU AgCenter, St. Gabriel, Louisiana, Alvin F. Bopp, editor, Department of Natural Sciences, Southern University at New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana ; sponsored by the ACS Division of the History of Chemistry.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, [2019]

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 248 pages).
Series ACS symposium series ; 1314
ACS symposium series ; 1314.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Chemistry Feeds the World / Orna, Mary Virginia, Department of Chemistry, The College of New Rochelle, 29 Castle Place, New Rochelle, New York 10805, United States; Eggleston, Gillian, Audubon Sugar Institute, LSU AgCenter, 3845 Highway 75, St. Gabriel, Louisiana 70776, United States; Bopp, Alvin F., Department of Natural Sciences, Southern University at New Orleans, 6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70126, United States -- Historic Role of the United States Department of Agriculture in Food Production, Quality, and Security / Finkenstadt, Victoria L. -- Impact of Agriculture on Food Supply: A History / Sarkadi, Livia Simon -- The Critical Impact of NaCl on Human History and Development / Duerst, Marilyn D. -- History of Sugar and Sweeteners / Eggleston, Gillian, Commodity Utilization Research Unit, Southern Regional Research Center, ARS, USDA, New Orleans, Louisiana 70124, United States, Current address: Audubon Sugar Institute, LSU AgCenter, Saint Gabriel, Louisiana 70776, United States -- Harvey Wiley and the Transformation of the American Diet / Rees, Jonathan -- Carotenoids, Cochineal, and Copper: Food Coloring Through the Ages / Orna, Mary Virginia -- Alcoholic Beverages as the Universal Medicine before Synthetics / McGovern, Patrick E. -- Effects of Fertilizer on Food Supply / Sarkadi, Livia Simon -- The Evolution of Flour: From New England Graham to New Orleans Swans Down / Civitello, Linda -- Guilt by Association: Can Chemists Lead the Way Out of the Nutritional Advice Wilderness? / Schoffers, Elke -- Role of Chemical Analysis in Food Safety and Food Authentication / de Ronde, Eric C. -- Relative Sea Level Rise: Consequences to Louisiana Fisheries / Gaudé, Albert P. -- Genetically Modified Organisms as a Food Source: History, Controversy, and Hope / Daubenmire, Patrick L. -- The Evolution of Food Preservation and Packaging / Bopp, Alvin F. -- Food Chemistry as a Vital Science: Past, Present, Future / He, Lili -- Editors' Biographies
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Subject United States. Department of Agriculture -- history.
United States. Department of Agriculture -- standards.
Food -- Analysis.
Food -- Composition.
Agricultural chemistry.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science / Chemistry & Biotechnology.
Agricultural chemistry.
Food -- Analysis.
Food -- Composition.
Genre/Form History.
Electronic books.
Added Author Orna, Mary Virginia, editor.
Eggleston, Gillian, 1963- editor.
Bopp, Alvin F., editor.
American Chemical Society. Division of the History of Chemistry; sponsoring body.
Other Form: Print version: 9780841234284 (DLC) 2019014376
ISBN 0841234272 electronic book
9780841234277 (electronic bk.)
9780841234284 alkaline paper
0841234280 alkaline paper