The Future of Food

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Thames & Hudson, Jan 1, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 120 pages
2 Reviews
Our future depends on food: it controls our health, underpins social structures, and helps dictate the political agenda. Among the crucial issues discussed in this challenging study of food by the eminent biologist Brian J. Ford are new food-borne diseases and the dietary needs of the young, the elderly, and women. He examines the complex questions of genetically modified food and provides important insights into food intolerance and life-threatening allergies, the relationship between food and culture, organic farming, the impact of climate change, and how revolutionary new foods will change the world.

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User Review  - herschelian - LibraryThing

A contribution to the debate on how our food is produced, how it affects our health, how its production affects our world, and the changes in food and culture that mean we should revisit our ideas on this subject. Read full review

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User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

A bit dull, but had great information on food issues from a variety of different perspectives. Read full review

About the author (2000)

Ford is Chairman of the History Network at the Institute of Biology, a Fellow of Cardiff University and a Fellow at the Open University Business School. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the McCrone Research Institute in Chicago and of the New York Academy of Sciences. Ford is a biologist teaching at the University of Wales.