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Food-Borne Infection

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...Numerous infectious diseases are acquired by the ingestion of contaminated food, milk, or water. Such illnesses have a worldwide distribution, although, predictably, the incidence is greatest in those countries where deficiencies exist...

Security

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Security delineates a space free from care, worry, and anxiety. Security implies safety. Within a secure space subjects are free to move without impedance to their well-being. Security is freedom. Delineating a space of security, however...

Anxiety as a social condition

Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anxious Appetites : Food and consumer culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...The distinction between individual and social anxieties is central to this book’s argument. While individuals may have personal concerns about food, including food allergies or intolerances or a medical condition such as anorexia nervosa...

Governance

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Governance is frequently distinguished from government, the latter referring to the power and rule of the state, the former to the regulatory role of various state and nonstate mechanisms (see, for example, Jessop 1995; Stoker 1998...

Recipe for an already-cracked egg

Nicole Walker

Nicole Walker is Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, USA. Her previous books include Canning Peaches for the Apocalypse (2017), Bending Genre: Essays on Creative Nonfiction (co-edited with Margot Singer, Bloomsbury, 2013), and Quench Your Thirst With Salt, winner of the 2011 Zone 3 nonfiction prize. Her work has appeared in Fence, the Iowa Review, Fourth Genre, Shenandoah, New American Writing, the Seneca Review, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. She has been granted a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Egg

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...This recipe is not USDA or FDA approved. No one will tell you to eat an egg that you found in a carton, cracked but not quite oozing. But if these are the end times, we need to be resourceful. We also don’t have a lot of antibiotics running...

Epilogue

Anne Murcott

Anne Murcott is Honorary Professorial Research Associate, Food Studies Centre, Department of Anthropology, SOAS University of London, Professor Emerita, London South Bank University and Honorary Professor, School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham. Among her books is The Sociology of Food: Eating, Diet and Culture (with Stephen Mennell and Anneke van Otterloo). In 2009 she received an honorary doctorate from the University of Uppsala. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Politics of Food

Berg, 2004

Book chapter

...Introduction Both food and politics are fundamentals in human society . . . Without food an individual eventually dies; if too many do so, whole groups die out . . . Power, and its (mal)distribution, is an ever-present feature...

Food Toxins and Poisons from Microorganisms

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

Encyclopedia entry

...The Processes Affecting Toxicity Rather than undertaking a categoric examination of the myriad toxins in food, this essay highlights various considerations that should provide a sense...

Labeling

Food Words : Essays in Culinary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Labelling © Angela Meah. In North America, Europe, and beyond, debates about labels for nutritional content, country of origin, fair trade, food miles, expiry dates...

Mapping contemporary food anxieties

Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anxious Appetites : Food and consumer culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...This chapter provides an overview of consumers’ reported anxieties about food, based on an analysis of social survey data from Eurobarometer (a representative sample of EU citizens). The chapter includes both a literal mapping of the data...

Food, Nutrition and Kitchen Hygiene: ‘Why don’t people just follow professional advice?’

Anne Murcott

Anne Murcott is Honorary Professorial Research Associate, Food Studies Centre, Department of Anthropology, SOAS University of London, Professor Emerita, London South Bank University and Honorary Professor, School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham. Among her books is The Sociology of Food: Eating, Diet and Culture (with Stephen Mennell and Anneke van Otterloo). In 2009 she received an honorary doctorate from the University of Uppsala. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Introducing the Sociology of Food & Eating

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...62 percent of restaurant workers don’t wash their hands after handling raw beefLiebelson, Dana (2013) MotherJones 13 December. Available at: www.motherjones.com/environment/2013/12/restaurant-food-poisoning-bacteria (last accessed, 9...