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The Politics of Fat: Food and Nutrition Policy in America

Laura S. Sims
Format
Book
Published
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c1998.
Language
English
ISBN
0765601931 (cloth : alk. paper), 076560194X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Dietary fat as a public policy issue
  • Policy making
  • Public policy and bureaucracy in the food system
  • Reinventing school lunch
  • The production of fat down on the farm
  • The tropical oils "wars"
  • Government's role in food processing: regulating fat as a food ingredient
  • Government's role in food marketing
  • Food labeling reform
  • Government as a provider of dietary advice
  • Dietary guidelines.
Description
xiv, 311 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-301) and index.
Technical Details
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