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The end of food

Author: Paul Roberts
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The bestselling author of "The End of Oil" turns his attention to food and finds that the system entrusted with meeting one of the most basic needs is dramatically failing us. With his trademark comprehensive global approach, Roberts investigates the startling truth about the modern food system.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Roberts
ISBN: 9780618606238 0618606238
OCLC Number: 168720598
Description: xxvi, 390 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Starving for progress (history) --
It's so easy now --
Buy one, get one free --
Tipping the scales --
Eating for strength --
The end of hunger --
We are what we eat --
In the long run --
Magic pills --
Food fight --
Epilogue: Nouvelle cuisine.
Responsibility: Paul Roberts.

Abstract:

The bestselling author of "The End of Oil" turns his attention to food and finds that the system entrusted with meeting one of the most basic needs is dramatically failing us. With his trademark comprehensive global approach, Roberts investigates the startling truth about the modern food system.
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