Coverart for item
The Resource Real food/fake food : why you don't know what you're eating & what you can do about it, Larry Olmsted

Real food/fake food : why you don't know what you're eating & what you can do about it, Larry Olmsted

Label
Real food/fake food : why you don't know what you're eating & what you can do about it
Title
Real food/fake food
Title remainder
why you don't know what you're eating & what you can do about it
Statement of responsibility
Larry Olmsted
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"You've seen the headlines: Parmesan cheese made from sawdust. Lobster rolls containing no lobster at all. Extra virgin olive oil that isn't. Fake foods are in our supermarkets, our restaurants, and our kitchen cabinets. Award-winning food journalist and travel writer Larry Olmsted exposes the pervasive and dangerous fraud perpetrated on unsuspecting Americans. Real Food/Fake Food brings readers into the unregulated food industry, revealing the alarming truth: What we think we're eating is not what we're really eating. Olmsted examines how this shocking deception extends from high-end foods like olive oil, wine, and Kobe beef to everyday staples such as coffee, honey, juice, and cheese. It's a massive bait and switch where counterfeiting is rampant and where the consumer ultimately pays the price. But Olmstead does more than show us what foods to avoid. A bona fide gourmand, he travels to the sources of the real stuff, to help us recognize what to look for, eat, and enjoy. Genuine Parmigiano-Reggiano from Italy, fresh-caught grouper from Florida, authentic port from Portugal. Real foods that are grown, raised, produced, and prepared with care by masters of their craft. Part cautionary tale, part culinary crusade, Real Food/Fake Food is addictively readable, mouth-wateringly enjoyable, and utterly relevant. Larry Olmsted convinces us why real food matters"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
CoCr/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Olmsted, Larry
Dewey number
641.3
Illustrations
charts
Index
no index present
LC call number
TX533
LC item number
.O46 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Food
  • Artificial foods
  • Food substitutes
  • Food additives
  • Nutrition
  • Fraud
  • Consumer education
Label
Real food/fake food : why you don't know what you're eating & what you can do about it, Larry Olmsted
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-315)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Real food, perfected : a day in the life of Parma -- What is fake food? -- Fishy fish -- Spoiled oils : olive and "truffle" -- What's in a name? : real foods come from real places -- Q:Where's the Kobe beef? A:not on your plate -- Champagne and scotch : the sincerest form of flattery -- Cheesy cheeses -- Fine wines and not-so-fine wines -- The other red (and white) meat? -- Fakes, fakes, and more fakes : what else is there?
Control code
1669897
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 318 pages
Isbn
9781616204211
Lccn
2016018797
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1669897
  • (Sirsi) 1669897
  • (OCoLC)933272491
Label
Real food/fake food : why you don't know what you're eating & what you can do about it, Larry Olmsted
Publication
Note
"Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-315)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Real food, perfected : a day in the life of Parma -- What is fake food? -- Fishy fish -- Spoiled oils : olive and "truffle" -- What's in a name? : real foods come from real places -- Q:Where's the Kobe beef? A:not on your plate -- Champagne and scotch : the sincerest form of flattery -- Cheesy cheeses -- Fine wines and not-so-fine wines -- The other red (and white) meat? -- Fakes, fakes, and more fakes : what else is there?
Control code
1669897
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 318 pages
Isbn
9781616204211
Lccn
2016018797
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1669897
  • (Sirsi) 1669897
  • (OCoLC)933272491

Library Locations

    • Salisbury Public LibraryBorrow it
      17 Elm Street, Salisbury, MA, 01952, US
      42.8397861 -70.8615768
Processing Feedback ...