Food and Sustainability

Food and Sustainability

Affordable, Nutritious Food, courtesy US GovernmentAmerica's industrialized food system has effects on our environment, health, economy and workers' rights. The issues are complicated, including widespread diabetes and obesity, factory farming and pesticides and its environmental impact. Foodborne illness is a common risk. How do genetic engineering and cloning propose to address the world-wide food crisis? How can we protect farmworkers? Will nutritional labeling on restaurant food help? The Orbach Science Library has many books related to these issues. See some additional books on the topic, from a social sciences perspective in the Rivera Library.

Food, Inc. was screened on February 24th, 2011 in University Lecture Hall 1000 from 5-7pm, and was followed by a discussion led by Gustavo Plascencia, GM of Safety, Sustainability and Project Development in Dining. The screening was presented in collaboration with: Sustainable UCR, ASUCR, UCR Office of Sustainability, and UCR Dining Services.


In Orbach Science Library, with Book Jackets

Animal, vegetable, miracle, courtesy of WorldCat Animal, vegetable, miracle : a year of food life / Barbara Kingsolver, with Steven L. Hopp and Camille Kingsolver ; original drawings by Richard A. Houser.
New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c2007.
S521.5.A67 K56 2007 
Consumer Acceptance, courtesy WorldCat Consumer acceptance of genetically modified foods / edited by Robert E. Evenson and Vittorio Santaniello.
Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; Cambridge, MA, USA : CABI Pub., c2004.
TP248.65.F66 C66 2004
Dinner at the New Gene Cafe, courtesy WorldCat Dinner at the new gene café : how genetic engineering is changing what we eat, how we live, and the global politics of food / Bill Lambrecht.
New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2001.
TP248.65.F66 L35 2001
Eat Your Genes, courtesty WorldCat Eat your genes : how genetically modified food is entering our diet / Stephen Nottingham.
London ; New York : Zed Books Ltd., 2003.
TP248.65.F66 N67 2003
Fast Food Nation, courtesy of WorldCat Fast food nation : the dark side of the all-American meal / Eric Schlosser.
Publisher     Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2001.
Food Inc., courtesy of WorldCat Food, inc. : Mendel to Monsanto--the promises and perils of the biotech harvest / Peter Pringle.
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2003.
S494.5.B563 P74 2003
Food Politics, courtesy of WorldCat Food politics : how the food industry influences nutrition and health / Marion Nestle.
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2002.
TX360.U6 N47 2002
Gene Revolution, courtesy WorldCat The gene revolution : GM crops and unequal development / edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr.
London; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2007.
TP248.65.F66 G44 2007
Gene Wars, courtesy WorldCat Gene wars : the politics of biotechnology / Kristin Dawkins.
New York : Seven Stories Press ; London : Turnaround, c2003.
S494.5.B563 D39 2003
Genetic Roulette, courtesy WorldCat Genetic roulette : the documented health risks of genetically engineered foods / Jeffrey M. Smith.
Fairfield, Iowa : Yes! Books, 2007.
TP248.65.F66 S567 2007
Genetically Modified Language, courtesy WorldCat Genetically modified language : the discourse of arguments for GM crops and food / Guy Cook.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2004,c2005.
SB123.57 .C665 2004
The GM Debate, courtesy WorldCat The GM debate : risk, politics and public engagement / Tom Horlick-Jones ... [et al.].
London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
TP248.65.F66 G62 2007
In Defense of Food, courtesy of WorldCat In defense of food : an eater's manifesto / Michael Pollan.
New York : Penguin Press, 2008.
RA784 .P643 2008
Mendel in the Kitchen, courtesy WorldCat Mendel in the kitchen : a scientist's view of genetically modified foods / Nina V. Fedoroff and Nancy Marie Brown.
Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, c2004.
TP248.65.F66 F436 2004
Seeds for the Future Seeds for the future : the impact of genetically modified crops on the environment / Jennifer A. Thomson.
Ithaca, NY : Comstock Pub. Associates, 2007, c2006.
SB123.57.T49 S4 2007
Seeds of Deception, courtesy WorldCat Seeds of deception : exposing industry and government lies about the safety of the genetically engineered foods you're eating / Jeffrey M. Smith.
Fairfield, IA : Yes Books, c2003.
TP248.65.F66 S64 2003
Something From the Oven, courtesy of WorldCat Something from the oven : reinventing dinner in 1950s America / Laura Shapiro.
New York : Viking, 2004.
TX649.A1 S53 2004
Stuffed and Starved, courtesy of WorldCat Stuffed and starved : the hidden battle for the world food system / Raj Patel.
Brooklyn, N.Y. : Melville House Pub., c2007.
HD9000.5 .P277 2007
Tomorrow's Table, courtesy WorldCat Tomorrow's table : organic farming, genetics, and the future of food / Pamela C. Ronald, Raoul W. Adamchak.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
TP248.65.F66 R66 2008
Travels in the Genetically Modified Zone, courtesy WorldCat Travels in the genetically modified zone / Mark L. Winston.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2002.
TP248.65.F66 W565 2002
Why Care for Nature? courtesy of WorldCat Why care for nature? : in search of an ethical framework for environmental responsibility and education / by Dirk Willem Postma
Dordrecht : Springer, c2006

In Orbach Science Library, without Book Jackets

This exhibit was created on February 12, 2011 and  designed by Margaret Hogarth and Mary Miller .

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