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Author Loughnan, Dianne.

Title Food shock : the truth about what we put on our plate-- and what we can do to change it / Dianne Loughnan.

Published Wollombi, N.S.W. : Exisle Publishing, [2012]


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Physical description 1 online resource (287 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Hazardous or harmless?: pesticide and herbicide use in Australian food production -- Look good, live forever: food processing and preservation -- Addicted to drugs: the use of hormones and antibiotics in meat production -- The ethical dilemma: the factory farming of animals in Australia -- Playing God: the genetic modification of food -- Cheap east, but who pays?: farmers' returns and supermarkets' profits -- No farmers, no food: the nation's farming future -- Not so fast: food in 21st-century Australia -- Trading blows: globalisation and food production in Australia -- Turning forests into fertile plains: the environmental impact of food production -- Feast or famine?: Australia's place in a food-insecure world -- Who owns the farm?: food sovereignty in the 21st century -- Conclusion: a new way.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Food adulteration and inspection -- Australia.
Food -- Composition.
Food industry and trade -- Australia.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781927187746 (e-book)
9781921966095 (paperback)