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Not On The Label

Author : Felicity Lawrence
ISBN : 9780141907161
Genre : Business & Economics
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Felicity Lawrence's Sunday Times bestseller Not on the Label, updated with extraordinary new material on the horsemeat scandal In 2004 Felicity Lawrence published her ground-breaking book, Not on the Label, where, in a series of undercover investigations she provided a shocking account of what really goes into the food we eat. She discovered why beef waste ends up in chicken, why a single lettuce might be sprayed six times with chemicals before it ends up in our salad, why bread is full of water. And she showed how obesity, the appalling conditions of migrant workers, ravaged fields in Europe and the supermarket on our high street are all intimately connected. Her discoveries would change the way we thought about the UK food industry for ever. And, when the horsemeat scandal hit the headlines in 2013, her book seemed extraordinarily prescient once again. Now, in this new edition of her seminal work, Felicity Lawrence delves deeply into that scandal and uncovers how the great British public ended up eating horses. 'A brave examination of the calamities caused by a policy laughingly called one of 'cheap food'' Jeremy Paxman, Observer 'Book of the Year' 'Challenges each and every one of us to think again about what we buy and eat. It's almost like uncovering a secret state within the state' Andrew Marr, BBC Radio 4's Start The Week 'A thorough, complex and shocking insight into the food we eat in the twenty-first century . . . Perhaps this should be sold as the most effective diet book ever written' Daily Mail Felicity Lawrence is an award-winning journalist and editor who has been writing on food-related issues for over twenty years. She lives in London.
Category: Business & Economics

I M Not On A Diet

Author : Natalia Medina Coggins
ISBN : 9780865347670
Genre : Health & Fitness
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This resource can help readers navigate the maze of information and misinformation about healthy eating. It offers a combination of common sense and culture-validating approaches to food and life.
Category: Health & Fitness

Beyond The Label

Author : Karen L. Schiltz
ISBN : 9780199747054
Genre : Education
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This groundbreaking book is a must-have for any parent who cares for a child and worries that something seems a little off. Dr. Schiltz and her colleagues provide the most current information on the warning signs that may indicate there are developmental problems that need to be addressed the earlier, the better. The authors provide truly useful recommendations of assessments and accommodations that may help children reach their full educational potential.
Category: Education

Behind The Label

Author : Edna Bonacich
ISBN : 0520925599
Genre : Political Science
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In a study crucial to our understanding of American social inequality, Edna Bonacich and Richard Appelbaum investigate the return of sweatshops to the apparel industry, especially in Los Angeles. The "new" sweatshops, they say, need to be understood in terms of the decline in the American welfare state and its strong unions and the rise in global and flexible production. Apparel manufacturers now have the incentive to move production to wherever low-wage labor can be found, while maintaining arm's-length contractual relations that protect them from responsibility. The flight of the industry has led to a huge rise in apparel imports to the United States and to a decline in employment. Los Angeles, however, remains a puzzling exception in that its industry employment has continued to grow, to the point where L.A. is the largest center of apparel production in the nation. Not only the availability of low-wage immigrant (often undocumented) workers but also the focus on moderately priced, fashion-sensitive women's wear makes this possible. Behind the Label examines the players in the L.A. apparel industry, including manufacturers, retailers, contractors, and workers, evaluating the maldistribution of wealth and power. The authors explore government and union efforts to eradicate sweatshops while limiting the flight to Mexico and elsewhere, and they conclude with a description of the growing antisweatshop movement. Los Angeles Times Best Nonfiction Book of 2000
Category: Political Science

Read The Label

Author : Richard Emerson
ISBN : 9781448146840
Genre : Business & Economics
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Do you know the difference between 'Use by' and 'Best before'? Or what is meant by 'Farmhouse' or 'Home-made'? And did you know that 75% of the salt we consume each day is added by food manufacturers during preparation or processing? Read the Label! is a must-have reference book that exposes the reality of food labelling and provides comprehensive information on how food manufacturers can manipulate the facts. With an in-depth examination of the common ingredients found in our foods, information on how far you can trust the food label and clear guidance on how to make an informed decision about the products you buy, this book will change the way you shop forever.
Category: Business & Economics

Not For Free

Author : Saul J. Berman
ISBN : 9781422172896
Genre : Business & Economics
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Businees model disruption affects not just entertainment, media, and retail companies, but many other industries where supply chains, production lines, distribution channels, and the products and services themselves are becoming more digital. In INFORMATION RULES, Hal Varian and Carl Shapiro discussed how traditional sources of revenues were being threatened as new ventures entered the market, offering new business models, innovating partnership approaches, and changing the integral nature of the value chain. This book moves beyond predictions of academics and maps out the practices that work. Berman helps readers to analyze and distill their new revenue generating opportunities into the action plans lacking in most existing books. By closely examining how the best companies are exploiting new revenue models, Berman suggests seven key components of new strategy execution. Discussing new products, market segments, pricing strategies, indirect revenue streams through networked communities, and other models, this book provides lessons for Monday morning as well as a look at the bigger picture of how revenue innovation informs larger business model innovation and longer term corporate strategy.
Category: Business & Economics

The Label Can Give Imaginary Wings The Placebo Effect Of Energy Drinks

Author : Katja Meyer
ISBN : 9783836610193
Genre : Business & Economics
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Inhaltsangabe:Abstract: This study addresses the influence of energy drinks on concentration, examining in particular the impact of their stimulating ingredients (physiological effect) and product label (label/placebo effect) on objectively measured and perceived concentration. A 3 x 3 (beverage x product label) cross-factorial between-subjects design was applied. 364 students sampled a beverage, evaluated their perceived concentration at different points in time and completed a standardized concentration test after a latency of 30 minutes. While the beverage itself had neither an effect on perceived concentration nor on the concentration test results, perceived concentration was influenced by the product label. The relation between the product label and perceived concentration was partly mediated by expectations, which in turn were conditionally moderated by the global belief in the efficacy of energy drinks. Inhaltsverzeichnis:Table of Contents: Abstract2 Zusammenfassung (German Abstract)3 A.Theory Introduction4 Energy Drinks as stimulant Drinks5 Psychological Mechanisms influencing Product Performance8 Theoretical Background9 Empirical Evidence11 Impact of the global Belief15 B.Method Participants16 Stimuli16 Experimental Design and Procedure18 Measures20 Measurement of objectively measured Concentration21 Measurement of perceived Concentration21 Measurement of the global Belief22 C.Results Manipulation Checks23 Analyses of Effects on Concentration23 Preliminary Analyses23 Impact of the Beverage24 Impact of the Product Label26 Indirect Effects of Expectations and the global Belief28 Mediationg Role of Expectations29 Global Belief as Moderator32 D.Discussion Conclusions35 Main Effects of the Beverage and the Product Label36 Indirect Effects40 Methodological Limitations and further Research43 Closing Remarks45 References46 Author s Note54 Table 155 Figure Captions56 Textprobe:Text Sample: Chapter Empirical Evidence : There is a wide range of empirical evidence revealing the influence of external cues on product evaluation, thereby proving the existence of the labeling effect. In one of the most popular studies on the influence of a label on taste-related judgments Allison & Uhl (1964) asked beer drinkers to rate different kinds of beer. In a blind test ratings did not vary amongst the different beers, but when the beers were labeled subjects gave the one they usually prefer higher ratings, these being [...]
Category: Business & Economics

Grass Fed Cattle

Author : Julius Ruechel
ISBN : 9781603425872
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Successfully raise grass-fed cattle and enjoy the benefits of great-tasting beef and a financially stable enterprise. In this comprehensive guide, Julius Ruechel covers every aspect of raising healthy and thriving grass-fed cattle, offering advice on herd selection, pasture management, medical care, necessary equipment, winter grazing, slaughtering procedures, and more. With tips on creating a viable business plan and identifying niche markets for your beef, Ruechel provides everything you need to know to develop a profitable and environmentally sustainable grass-fed cattle operation.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 For Windows Web Office And Database Applications Comprehensive

Author : Gary B. Shelly
ISBN : 9781133009009
Genre : Computers
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MICROSOFT VISUAL BASIC 2010: COMPREHENSIVE teaches students the essentials of computer programming using the latest Visual Basic programming language, Visual Basic 2010. Twelve chapters and four appendices cover topics such as designing a Visual Basic user interface, creating a windows application, variables and arithmetic operations, mobile applications using decision structures, loop structures, Visual Studio tools for Office applications, arrays, function procedures and exception handling, incorporating databases with ADO.NET 3.5, creating classes, and cell phone applications and Web services. Written in a straight-forward style with the innovative Guided Program Development section in each chapter, this text makes it easy for any novice programmer to understand the core capabilities and fundamental skills and techniques for Visual Basic 2010. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Computers

Center Of The Plate Comprehensive Course Includes Little Known Industry Secrets

Author : Bob Oros
ISBN : 9781312259225
Genre : Business & Economics
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All you have to do is fill in the information on each corresponding page and you will become a meat expert. This one-of-a-kind course has been used by culinary schools across the country to teach future chefs the closely guarded secrets of the meat business. Over 50% of a restaurants food cost is meat - "center of the plate." There are answers and selling formulas to 137 questions about the meat products every foodservice operation uses on a daily basis. Once you complete this course you will wonder how you ever got along without this valuable information. The information in this course is easy to read, easy to understand and most importantly, easy to implement. It is good for veterans as well as someone new to the industry. Information that is not available anywhere at any price.
Category: Business & Economics