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Author Nestle, Marion.

Title Safe food : bacteria, biotechnology, and bioterrorism / Marion Nestle.

Publication Info. Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, [2003]
©2003

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  RA601 .N465 2003    Available  ---
Description xvi, 350 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series California studies in food and culture ; 5
California studies in food and culture ; 5.
Note Includes index.
Notes: p. 283-326.
Contents Introduction : food safety is political -- Part one. Resisting food safety. 1. The politics of foodborne illness : issues and origins -- 2. Resisting meat and poultry regulation, 1974-1994 -- 3. Attempting control of food pathogens, 1994-2002 -- 4. Achieving safe food : alternatives -- Part two. Safety as a surrogate : the ironic politics of food biotechnology. 5. Peddling dreams : promises versus reality -- 6. Risks and benefits : who decides? -- 7. The politics of government oversight -- 8. The politics of consumer concern : distrust, dread, and outrage -- Conclusion : the future of food safety : public health versus bioterrorism.
Subject Food -- Safety measures.
Food -- Safety measures.
Food -- Biotechnology.
Food -- Biotechnology.
Bioterrorism.
Bioterrorism.
ISBN 0520232925