Food, Risk and Politics: Scare, Scandal and Crisis - Insights into the Risk Politics of Food Safety

Food, Risk and Politics: Scare, Scandal and Crisis - Insights into the Risk Politics of Food Safety

by Ed Randall

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719072307
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 08/15/2009
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ed Randall is Lecturer in Politics at Goldsmiths University of London.

Table of Contents

Preface * Introduction
• Salmonella and media intrusion: food safety policy and politics upset
• An inspector calls: Pennington, E. coli and disaster science
• BSE and vCJD-- still crazy after all these years
• GMOs and food-- is anyone listening?
• Dioxin-- scares without borders * Foot and mouth disease-- who’s panicking now? * Conclusion
• Bibliography
• Index

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