Ethics and the politics of food

preprints of the 6th Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics, EurSAFE 2006, Oslo, Norway, June 22-24, 2006 by European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics. Congress

Publisher: Wageningen Academic Publishers in Wageningen

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Food industry and trade -- Congresses,
  • Food industry and trade -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses,
  • Food supply -- Quality control -- Congresses,
  • Food industry and trade -- Government policy -- Congresses,
  • Food Industry -- Congresses,
  • Food Supply -- Congresses,
  • Food Technology -- Congresses,
  • Nutrition Policy -- Congresses

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementedited by Matthias Kaiser, Marianne Elisabeth Lien.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsKaiser, Matthias, 1951-, Lien, Marianne E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTP368 .E85 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination592 p. :
Number of Pages592
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16933142M
ISBN 109086860087
ISBN 109789086860081
LC Control Number2008400860

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