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Author Simon, Michele (Michele R.)

Title Appetite for profit : how the food industry undermines our health and how to fight back / Michele Simon.

Imprint New York : Nation Books, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  338.1973 Si54a 2006    ---  Available
 Parsons Non-Fiction  338.19 S595    ---  Available
Description xxii, 392 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [361]-380) and index.
Contents Anatomy of a food corporation: why we can't trust them -- Personal responsibility, energy balance, and other distractions -- Freedom from choice: distortions of all-American values -- Nutriwashing fast food -- Nutriwashing processed foods -- "Responsible marketing" to kids -- Exposing government complicity -- Co-opting the science -- Eating in the dark: nutrition labeling in restaurants -- Battling big food in schools -- Regulating junk food marketing to children -- Scapegoating the lawyers -- The bigger picture -- App.1. Anti-glossary -- App.2. Guide to industry groups and spin doctoring -- App.3. Myth vs. reality: nutrition labeling at fast-food and other chain restaurants -- App.4. Taking back our schools -- App.5. Protect your legal rights -- App.6. Resources for positive change.
Subject Food Industry -- economics -- United States -- Popular Works.
Food Habits -- United States -- Popular Works.
Food Preferences -- United States -- Popular Works.
Health Status -- United States -- Popular Works.
Nutrition Policy -- United States -- Popular Works.
Food industry and trade.
Food habits.
Kraft General Foods -- Corrupt practices.
Coca-Cola Company -- Corrupt practices.
McDonald's Corporation -- Corrupt practices.
ISBN 1560259329 (pbk.)
1560259973 (cloth)
9781560259978 (cloth)
9781560259329 (pbk.)
Standard No. NLM 101295490
YDXCP 2458059
YDXCP 2490976
NZ1 11112315

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