Bet the Farm

Bet the Farm

How Food Stopped Being Food

eBook - 2012
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A prominent food journalist follows the trail from Big Pizza to square tomatoes to exploding food prices to Wall Street, trying figure out why we can't all have healthy, delicious, affordable food In 2008, farmers grew enough to feed twice the world's population, yet more people starved than ever before-and most of them were farmers. In Bet the Farm, food writer Kaufman sets out to discover the connection between the global food system and why the food on our tables is getting less healthy and less delicious even as the the world's biggest food companies and food scientists say things are be
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2012.
ISBN: 9781118234594
1118234596
9781118220801
1118220803
Characteristics: 1 online resource (266 p.)
Contents: Preface: closed to the press
A marvel of technology
The Domino's effect
The measure of all things
What's new for dinner
The nucleotidal wave
The code
Circus maximus
A short history of wheat
The food bubble
Let them eat cash
Fresh water and a shotgun
The price
Hard red spring
The bubble business.
Summary: A prominent food journalist follows the trail from Big Pizza to square tomatoes to exploding food prices to Wall Street, trying figure out why we can't all have healthy, delicious, affordable food In 2008, farmers grew enough to feed twice the world's population, yet more people starved than ever before-and most of them were farmers. In Bet the Farm, food writer Kaufman sets out to discover the connection between the global food system and why the food on our tables is getting less healthy and less delicious even as the the world's biggest food companies and food scientists say things are be

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