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The politics of fat : food and nutrition policy in America

Sims, Laura S., 1943-

Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe c1998

Available at Central Connecticut State University  Stack Level 6  (TX360 U6 S58 1998 )()

  • Title:
    The politics of fat : food and nutrition policy in America
  • Author/Creator: Sims, Laura S., 1943-
  • Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe
  • Creation Date: c1998
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: xiv, 311 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-301) and index.
  • Subjects: Nutrition policy -- United States; Food -- Fat content; Lipids in human nutrition
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-301) and index.
  • 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.
  • OCLC Number: 37293254
  • Identifier: ISBN0765601931;ISBN076560194X;LCCN97026608