Table of contents for Diet for a dead planet : how the food industry is killing us / Christopher D. Cook.


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Part I. Consumed
1.Agricultural Apocalypse                                     3
2. One Big Supermarket                                       12
3. Food Gone Mad                                             27
4. Dying from Consumption                                    44

Part II. The Rise of the Corporate Cornucopia
Introduction                                                 77
5. "Get Big or Get Out"                                      79
6. Agribusiness Takes Over                                   98
7. Almost Nothing Left: The 1980s                           110
8. Hostile Takeover: The New Farm Crisis                    125

Part III. Recipes for Disaster
Introduction                                                155
9. Killing Fields: The Spraying of America                  160
10. The Age of Effluents                                    174
11. Sliced and Diced: The Labor You Eat                     187
12. Subsidizing Madness, Exporting Misery                   217
13. The Good News: A Menu for Change                        243

Appendix: Resources                                         261
Notes                                                       283
Index                                                       317





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Food industry and trade Health aspects, Food adulteration and inspection, Convenience foods Health aspects, Genetically modified foods, Food contamination, Agricultural pollution, Food industry and trade Government policy United States, Agriculture and state United States, Nutrition policy United States