Food, Science, Policy and Regulation in the Twentieth Century

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

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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 more

Product details

  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 14.99mm | 517g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138974455
  • 9781138974456

Table of contents

1. Food Policy and Regulation: a Multiplicity of Actors and Experts David F. Smith and Jim Phillips2. Compositional Food Standards in the United Kingdom: the Case of the Willis Inquiry, 1929-1934 Michael French and Jim Phillips3. The Pasteurisation of England: the Science, Culture and Health Implications of Milk Processing, 1900-1950 Peter J. Atkins4. Veterinary Inspection and Food Hygiene in the Twentieth Century Peter A. Koolmees5. The People's League of Health and the Campaign Against Bovine Tuberculosis in the 1930s L. Margaret Barnett6. 'Axes to Grind': Popularising the Science of Vitamins, 1920s and 1930s Harmke Kamminga7. The Rise and Fall of the Scientific Food Committee During the Second World War David F. Smith8. The Food Supply in the Netherlands During the Second World War Gerard Trienekens9. Vitamins Win the War: Nutrition, Commerce, and Patriotism in the United States During the Second World War Rima D. Apple10. The United Nations Protein Advisory Group Josh Ruxin11. Food Standards in the United States: the Case of the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Suzanne White Junod12. Departmental, Professional, and Political Agendas in the Implementation of the Recommendations of a Food Crisis Enquiry: the Milne Report and Inspection of Overseas Meat Plants Lesley Diack, T. Hugh Pennington, Elizabeth Russell and David Smith13. Post-War Nutrition Science and Policy Making in Britain c.1945-1994: the Case of Diet and Heart Disease Mark W. Bufton and Virginia Berridge14. Recent Experiences in Food Poisoning: Science and Policy, Science and the Media T. Hugh Pennington15. Regulating GM Foods in the 1980s and 1990s David Barlingshow more