Rev. and expanded ed.
xviii, 486 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bilbiographical references and index.
How does the food industry influence what we eat and, therefore, our health? What are the food industry's marketing methods and what is its relationship to the political system? What can be said about its use of political power to achieve profit goals? A bold, unprecedented behind-the-scenes expose of one of America's biggest and most powerful industries.
Undermining dietary advice -- Working the system -- Exploiting kids, corrupting schools -- Deregulating dietary supplements -- Inventing techno-foods -- Conclusion: the politics of food choice -- Afterword: food politics : five years later and beyond -- Appendix: issues in nutrition and nutrition research.
Fox Valley Technical College