Food Policy Old and New
May 2004, Wiley-Blackwell
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This book demonstrates the need for a new food policy to address the challenges for the global food system posed by globalisation, urbanisation, technical change and industrialisation.
A collection of papers demonstrating the need for a new food policy. Looks at the challenges for the global food system posed by globalisation, urbanisation, technical change, and industrialisation. Suggests that food policy now needs to encompass issues such as obesity, food safety, and competition policy in the retail sector. Warns that meeting these challenges needs to be on the agenda of policy makers throughout the world. Written by experts from Denmark, Italy, the UK and the US. Features a table summarising old and new food policy. Draws on new research data.