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Books by Micahel Pollan

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In Defense of Food: An eater's manifesto - Michael Pollan
Call Number: RA784 .P643 2008
ISBN: 9781594201455
Publication Date: 2008-01-01
Nutrition, Food habits. A chapter from this book is in the EN 101 textbook.

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Food Rules: An eater's manual - Michael Pollan
Call Number: RA784 .P6429 2009
ISBN: 9780143116387
Publication Date: 2009-12-29
Contents: Part I: What should I eat? (Eat food) -- Part II: What kind of food should I eat? (Mostly plants) -- Part III: How should I eat? (Not too much) --

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The Omnivore's Dilemma: A natural history of four meals - Michael Pollan
Call Number: GT2850 .P65 2006
ISBN: 1594200823
Publication Date: 2006-04-11
Food habits. Food preferences.



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Genetically Modified Food - Greenhaven Press Staff (Editor)
Call Number: Online through Gale Virtual Reference Library
ISBN: 9780737769104
Publication Date: 2014-07-09


Highlighted Resources

These databases have good overviews and pro/con articles

  • GALE Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Topics include: Agricultural Subsidies, Dietary Supplements, Dieting Food Insecurity, Food Safety, Genetically Modified Food, Junk Food )
  • Issues and Controversies
  • CQ Researcher
  • GALE Virtual Reference Library
For a complete list of Library databases (books and articles online) see  List of all PCCC Online Resources 
Use Academic Search Complete to find scholarly articles and magazines.
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Key Terms

Fast Food
Food Habits
Food politics
Harmful, Dangers
Genetically Modified Food

Fast Food Effects on Body



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America's Food - Harvey Blatt
Call Number: HD9005 .B628 2008
ISBN: 9780262026529
Publication Date: 2008-08-22
Partial contents: Old Mcdonald has no farm: he dies, she dies, sold -- Organic food: as nature intended -- Genetically modified food.... Food industry and trade--Health aspects

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Clashing Views in Food and Nutrition - Janet Colson
Call Number: RA784 .T35 2011
ISBN: 9780073514475
Publication Date: 2011-02-25
Taking Sides series. Can an overemphasis on eating healthy become unhealthy? -- Does "trans fat-free" mean a food is heart-healthy? -- Does the world need genetically modified foods?

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Food Politics : how the food industry influences nutrition and health - Marion Nestle; Michael Pollan (Foreword by)
Call Number: TX360 .U6 N47 2013
ISBN: 9780520275966
Publication Date: 2013-05-14

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Food Safety - Judeen Bartos
Call Number: TX355 .F57 2011
ISBN: 9780737751499
Publication Date: 2011-03-03
Series: (At issue. Health.) Partial contents: Genetically modified foods may cause allergic responses -- Jeffrey M. Smith -- Genetically modified foods provide safe and healthy choices for consumers /

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Food, Inc.: Mendel to Monsanto--the promises and perils of the biotech harvest / - Peter Pringle
Call Number: S494.5.B563 P74 2003
ISBN: 0743226119
Publication Date: 2003-06-03
Genetically modified food, food and biotechnology

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Genetically Modified Food - Greenhaven Press Staff (Editor)
Call Number: TP248.65 .F66 G45746 2015
ISBN: 9780737771695
Publication Date: 2014-10-31
"At Issue: Genetically Modified Food: .. viewpoints, providing in-depth discussions, a quick grounding in the issues, and a challenge to critical thinking skills"-- Food--Biotechnology. Crops--Genetic engineering.

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Our Daily Poison - Allison Schein (Translator); Lara Vergnaud (Translator); Marie-Monique Robin
Call Number: RA1226 .R6213 2014
ISBN: 9781595589095
Publication Date: 2014-12-09
Chronic Disease--Environmental aspects. Pesticides--Physiological effect. Food contamination.

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The Business of Food: Reference Shelf Series - H.W. Wilson Company
Call Number: GN 407 .B87 2013
Publication Date: 2013
Partial contents: Food movement politics-the new farm movement : Amy Mayer ; Top ten barriers to local food access for low-income individuals /Cliff Bostock -- Big food business : The dilemma of mass food production ; Food co-ops brace for arrival of giant rivals like Whole Foods, Trader Joe's / John Miller ; Monsanto, genetic engineering, and food / Betsey Piette ; Is the junk food industry buying the WHO? /

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Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Moral Issues, Expanded - Owen Smith; Anne Smith
Call Number: BJ 1012 .T24 2016
ISBN: 9781259345784
Publication Date: 2015-03-27
Unit 4.2 Is it right to produce genetically modified food?


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