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Understanding Food Systems by Ruth Macdonald; Cheryll Reitmeier
Call Number: TX360.U6 M33 2017
Publication Date: 2017-05-26
Guides readers through the issues that shape our food system, including political, societal, environmental, economic, and ethical concerns. The book also explores the link between food systems and the history of nutrients and diet patterns, and how these influence disease occurrence.
Emerging Foodborne Pathogens by Martin Adams; Yasmine Motarjemi
Publication Date: 2006-05-30
Developments such as the increasing globalisation of the food industry, new technologies and products, and changes in the susceptibility of populations to disease, have all highlighted the problem of emerging pathogens.
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