The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) released a report on Wednesday, February 25, examining the potential for a National School Lunch Program to improve children’s health.
More information here and click the pdf to read the report:
Welcome to the Duke University Libraries' research guide for the University course, Food Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Why, What, and How We Eat!
This guide offers a selection of resources about the emerging world of food studies. This "Getting Started" page contains resources relevant to events and readings for this course.
Discipline-specific resources can be found via the tabs at the top of the page.
This guide is a work in progress; if you have any comments, suggestions, or requests about resources to add, please contact us!
Jan. 7: Overview of Course and Emerging Focus on Food Studies at Duke
Jan. 12: Food Trade and International Food Policy
Jan. 26: Farm Bill. Domestic Food Policy
Feb. 2: World Hunger and Global Food Distribution
Feb. 9: GMO Debate
Feb. 16: Organics Big and Small; Pesticides
Feb. 23: Meat Production
March 2: Climate Change & Agriculture
March 16:Food Access and Food Deserts
March 23: Global Obesity
March 30: Food and Labor
April 6: Food Safety
April 13: Psychology of Food Choices
April 20: Forging the Way Ahead: Choices/ Alternatives for Duke
Julie Guthman (2004)
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Barbara Kingsolver (2007)
Diet for a Hot Planet
Anna Lappe (2010)
Diet for a Small Plant
Frances M. Lappe (1971)
Jonathan Safron Foer (2010)
James McWilliams (2009)
Deborah Barndt (2008)
The CAFO Reader
Dan Imhoff (2010)
Unsettling of America
Wendell Berry (1996)
Website for the work of Shiva Vandana, prominent environmental activist
Julie Guthman (2011)