PANNA: Resource Pointer #237


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Resource Pointer #237
July 5, 2000

For copies of the following resources, please contact the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.

*Real Food for a Change, 1999* Wayne Roberts, Rod MacRae and Lori Stahlbrand. Connects individual health with community health, global health and economy. Addresses issues of food quality and consumer choice. Provides practical information about organic food and food costs, how to reduce global warming and use consumer power to effect changes in the food market. 243pp. US$21.95. Contact Random House of Canada, 33 Yonge St., Suite 210, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5E1G4; phone (416) 777-9477; fax (416) 777-9470; Web site

*Environmental Nutrition, 1999* Buck Levin, Ph.D., R.D. Focuses on links between environment, food quality and disease. Draws from research studies in the fields of environmental medicine, clinical ecology, industrial toxicology, molecular biology and genetics. Includes a breakdown of more than 100 toxic substances commonly found in food, an in-depth exploration of food irradiation, microwaves and pesticide residues in food, and analysis of potential health problems created by exposure to toxic substances in food. 304pp. US$39.95. Contact HingePin, Book Orders, 8021 SW 204th St., Vashon, WA 98070; phone (206) 463-2194; fax (206) 463-1739; Web site

*European Food and Nutrition Policies in Action, 1998* Nancy Milio, Elisabet Helsing, eds. Presents experience and insights on issues in nutrition policy-making across Europe. Features discussion of changing views of nutrition and its relationship to disease, and globalization of food sources and its impact on diet and nutrition. Presents viewpoints from an epidemiologist, an industrialist, a technologist, a regulator, a consumer and a legal view. Includes case studies from Norway, Finland, Denmark, Iceland and eastern Europe. 176pp. US$38.70. Contact World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland; phone (022) 791-2477; fax (022) 791-4857; email [email protected]; Web site

*Farm Folk, City Folk: Stories, Tips and Recipes Celebrating Local Food for Food Lovers of All Stripes, 1998* Herb Barbolet, Angela Murrills and Heather Pritchard. Features stories of farmers, herb gardeners, seed sellers, greenhouse growers, cheesemakers, chocolate makers restaurateurs and chefs in British Columbia. Includes stories, practical tips and original recipes from top chefs. Portion of sales goes to FarmFolk/CityFolk. l152pp. US$24.95. Contact FarmFolk/CityFolk Society, #208-2211 West 4th Ave., Vancouver, B.C. V6K 4S2; phone (604) 730-0450; fax (604) 730-0451; email [email protected]; Web site

*Cooking Fresh from the Bay Area: The Bay Area’s Best Recipes for Eating Local, Organic Produce at its Seasonal Best, 2000* Fran McManus and Wendy Rickard, eds. Cookbook and resource guide features over 80 recipes for cooking with local, seasonal ingredients from 20 of San Francisco Bay Area’s premiere chefs. Also includes guide to seasonal produce, how best to store and preserve fresh produce and discussion of environmental, social and economic benefits of buying, cooking and eating locally grown, organic foods. 178pp. US$17.95. Contact Eating Fresh, 10 East Broad St., Hopewell, NJ 08525; phone (609) 466-1700; fax (609) 466-8892; email [email protected] or [email protected]; Web site

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