The Food System

The Food System

by Geoff Tansey, Anthony Worsley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135047948
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/18/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Geoff Tansey is a Trustee of the Food Ethics Council and Joseph Rowntree Visionary for a Just and Peaceful World. He is a freelance writer and consultant on food, agriculture and related intellectual property issues. 

Tony Worsley is Professor of Behavioural Nutrition in the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences and a member of the Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN). He has wide experience in the evaluation of public health nutrition programs, and in the promotion and maintenance of food behaviour change and has published widely in scientific and professional journals.


Table of Contents

1. Introduction  Part 1: Food Matters  2. Food and the Biosphere  3. Modern Food – Where did it Come From?  4. Food, Culture and Human Needs  Part 2: From Farm to Mouth – the Key Actors  5. Farmers, Workers and Traders  6. Processors, Distributors and Caterers  7.Consumers  Part 3: Food Control – Tools for Control  8. Science, Technology, Information and Management  9. Food Law and Food Policy  10. Conclusion

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