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Author Millstone, Erik, author.

Title The atlas of food : who eats what, where, and why / Erik Millstone and Tim Lang ; foreword by Marion Nestle.

Publication Info. Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2014.
Berkeley [California] : University of California Press, 2013.

Item Status

Edition [Enhanced Credo edition]
Description 1 online resource (60 entries) : 133 images ; digital files.
Note "With and updated introduction."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Part 1. Contemporary challenges : Current concerns -- Feeding the world -- Unequal distribution -- Environmental challenges -- Water pressure -- Nutritional deficiencies -- Over-nutrition -- Contamination -- Part 2. Farming : Mechanization -- Industrial livestock production -- Animal feed -- Animal diseases -- Agricultural R & D -- Genetically modified crops -- Pesticides -- Fertilizers -- Working the land -- Land ownership -- Urban farming -- Fishing and aquaculture -- Agricultural biodiversity -- Organic farming -- Greenhouse gases -- Part 3. Trade : Trade flows -- Live animal transport -- Subsidized trade -- Trade disputes -- Trade dependency -- Fair trade -- Part 4. Processing, retailing and consumption : Staple foods -- Changing diets -- Processing giants -- Retail power -- Organic food -- Food additives -- Eating out -- Fast food -- Alcohol -- Advertising and marketing -- Citizens bite back -- 5. Data tables : Agriculture ; Consumption.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary By providing an up-to-date and visually appealing understanding of important issues around global food and agriculture, The Atlas of Food maps out broad areas of investigation--contamination of food and water, overnutrition, micronutrient deficiency, processing, farming, and trade--to offer a concise overview of today's food and farming concerns.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Local Note Credo Reference.
Credo Reference General Reference
Subject Food industry and trade -- Maps.
Food supply -- Maps.
Food consumption -- Maps.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Nestle, Marion, writer of foreword.
Lang, Tim, author.
Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Added Title Who eats what, where, and why.
Other Form: Print version: 0520276426 9780520276420 128 pages : color illustrations, color maps
ISBN 9780520276420
9781784026646 electronic version