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Real food fake food: why you don't know what you're eating & what you can do about it [electronic resource] / Larry Olmsted.

Olmsted, Larry, author. (Author). Jonathan, Yen. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781681681955 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1681681951 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 07 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : HighBridge : 2016.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Yen Jonathan.
Summary, etc.: 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 this pervasive and dangerous fraud perpetrated on unsuspecting Americans. Real Food/Fake Food brings readers into the unregulated food industry, revealing that 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 Olmsted 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 savor: 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.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Food > Quality > Popular works.
Artificial foods > Popular works.
Food substitutes > Popular works.
Food additives > Popular works.
Nutrition > Popular works.
Fraud > Popular works.
Consumer education > Popular works.

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