Food, Science, Policy and Regulation in the Twentieth Century: International and Comparative Perspectives

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Jim Phillips, David F. Smith
Routledge, 15. apr. 2013 - 280 sider
This highly topical book offers a comprehensive study of the interaction of food, politics and science over the last hundred years. A range of important case studies, from pasteurisation in Britain to the E coli outbreak offers new material for those interested in science policy and the role of expertise in modern political culture.
 

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Innhold

a multiplicity of actors and experts
1
the case of the Willis Inquiry 19291934
17
the science culture and health implications of milk processing 19001950
37
4 Veterinary inspection and food hygiene in the twentieth century
52
5 The Peoples League of Health and the campaign against bovine tuberculosis in the 1930s
69
popularising the science of vitamins 1920s and 1930s
83
7 The rise and fall of the Scientific Food Committee during the Second World War
101
8 The food supply in The Netherlands during the Second World War
117
10 The United Nations Protein Advisory Group
150
the case of the peanut butter and jelly sandwich
167
the Milne report and inspection of overseas meat plants
189
the case of diet and heart disease
207
science and policy science and the media
222
15 Regulating GM foods in the 1980s and 1990s
239
Index
257
Opphavsrett

nutrition commerce and patriotism in the United States during the Second World War
135

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