The end of food

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Takes a close-up look at the modern food system to reveal how food is made, marketed, and consumed, leading to inequities in the global market.
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subject_facet Business & Economics / Industries / Agribusiness, Food industry and trade -- Environmental aspects, Food industry and trade -- Social aspects, Food supply, Food supply -- Forecasting, Nutrition, Nutrition policy, Political Science / International Relations / Trade & Tariffs, TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science
title_display The end of food
title_full The end of food / Paul Roberts, The end of food [electronic resource] / Paul Roberts
title_short The end of food
topic_facet Environmental aspects, Food industry and trade, Food supply, Forecasting, Nutrition, Nutrition policy, Social aspects