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The Emerging Global Food System: Public and Private Sector Issues


By: G Gaull and RA Goldberg

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Jun 1993 | #27924 | ISBN: 047159072X
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Produced from the proceedings of the 2nd Ceres Conference on Food and Nutrition, held in Williamsberg in October 1991.


Partial table of contents: THE ROLE OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN CHANGING THE GLOBAL FOOD SYSTEM (R. Goldberg). The Paradox of Need vs. Overabundance (J. Taylor). REGULATING THE GLOBAL FOOD SYSTEM: HARMONIZATION AND HURDLES (C. Jackson). Regulating Biotechnological Products (R. Tsugawa). INTERNATIONAL AND TRANSNATIONAL FOOD ISSUES. Changes in the European Common Agricultural Policy (R. Jackson). DIET AND CANCER: THE POLITICS OF RISK COMMUNICATION (D. Nelkin). Nutrition and Cancer: An Historical Scientific Perspective (J. Higginson). RISK MANAGEMENT AND RISK PERCEPTION. Food Safety as an Element of Risk Assessment and Management (D. Bromley). THE GLOBAL FOOD SYSTEM: INDUSTRIAL PERSPECTIVES. Government Regulation of Health Messages (A. Langbo). THE EMERGING GLOBAL FOOD SYSTEM: CONCLUSIONS (G. Gaull & R. Goldberg). Biographies of Contributors. Identities of Discussants. Index.

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