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Food : Global Viewpoints (Hardcover) - Christina Fisanick

Food

Global Viewpoints (Hardcover)

By: Christina Fisanick (Editor)

Paperback

Published: 30th August 2010
For Ages: 14 - 17 years old
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Presents articles discussing views on food in light of safety, scarcity, health, and the world economy.

Forewordp. 11
Introductionp. 14
Food Safety and Regulation
International Food Safety Standards Are Neededp. 20
The European Union Sets Up an Agency for Food Safetyp. 27
China Deploys Radio Frequency Identification Technology to Ensure Food Safetyp. 31
Self-Regulation by Food Companies Undermines Food Safety in Canadap. 40
The Australian Food Supply Is Vulnerable to Agroterrorist Attacksp. 46
Food Safety and Security Remain Lacking in Sub-Saharan Africap. 58
Periodical Bibliographyp. 68
Food Scarcity and Security
Running Out of Oil Will Cause a Global Food Shortagep. 70
Climate Change and Overharvesting Are Reducing the World's Fish Supplyp. 80
Brazil's Ethanol Production Is Not Contributing to the Global Food Shortagep. 90
The Kenyan Food Shortage Threatens the Health of HIV Sufferersp. 98
Asia Faces a Food Shortage by 2050 Without Water Reformp. 105
International Water Management Institute
Ukraine Can Prevent a Worldwide Food Shortagep. 114
Periodical Bibliographyp. 125
Human Health and Food Safety
Nutritional Quality of Organic Foods: A Systematic Reviewp. 127
Organic Food Is Healthier for the World's Populationp. 137
Preventing Illness from Listeria Infection in Canada Is Complicatedp. 145
Eating Meat Is Unhealthy and Contributes to the World Food Crisis
Periodical Bibliographyp. 162
Food and the World Economy
Removing U.S. Trade Barriers on Agricultural Exports from Developing Countries Benefits Domestic and Foreign Economiesp. 164
Global Food Prices Rise with the Cost of Energyp. 170
Choosing Locally Grown Foods Can Help Boost the Global Economyp. 180
Free Trade Has Created the Global Food Crisisp. 192
The Fair Trade Coffee Movement Can Do More to Help International Farmersp. 203
The Failing World Economy Will Continue to Challenge Egypt's Food Supplyp. 216
Periodical Bibliographyp. 222
For Further Discussionp. 223
Organizations to Contactp. 225
Bibliography of Booksp. 230
Indexp. 233
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ISBN: 9780737747249
ISBN-10: 0737747242
Series: Global Viewpoints (Hardcover)
Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
For Ages: 14 - 17 years old
For Grades: 9 - 12
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 249
Published: 30th August 2010
Publisher: Cengage Gale
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.6 x 15.2  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised