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The Theory of the Leisure Class (Modern Library Classics)
Thorstein Veblen, Alan Wolfe
Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health - Marion Nestle "Marion Nestle’s entire book Food Politics was basically a reaction to her experiences with the USDA and the FDA, and how the food industry was able to manipulate all the recommendations to send the message that people should be eating more, especially eating more meat, dairy, and refined foods. The only thing the government got past these powerful lobbies were recommendations to eat sugar and fat sparingly; the meat industry felt they could take advantage of those particular recommendations, and that’s basically why."--http://pandagon.net/index.php/site/comments/pigs_uneaten_and_free_to_fly_go_soaring_past_the_usda_offices/