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Re: HIstoriography of New Deal food and nutrition policy

If anyone is interested in nutrition labeling, I've written two articles:

"Food Standards in the United States: The Case of the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich" in Food, Science, Policy and Regulation in the Twentieth Century, eds. David F. Smith and Jim Phillips (Routledge, 2000), pp. 167 - 189.

"Proscribing Deception: The Gould Net Weight Amendment and the Origins of Mandatory Nutrition Labeling" in Setting Nutritional Standards: Theory, Policies, and Practices, eds. Elizabeth Neswald, David F. Smith, and Ulrike Thoms (Rutgers, 2016), pp. 164-194.

Bodies That Eat, Bodies That Drink. Biocultural Approaches to Nutrition, Incorporation and Commensality. 11th International Symposium of CORPUS

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Apologies for cross-posting but wanted to make sure H-Nutrition list members saw this CFP for a conference in Spain in May 2018.
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Re: HIstoriography of New Deal food and nutrition policy

Hi, don't know if these would be helpful, but they all are related to the New Deal and food: Food of a Younger Land: A Portrait of American food from the lost WPA files by Kurlansky; What the Slaves Ate: Recollections of African American Foods and Foodways from the Slave Narratives, by Eisnach and Covey; School Lunch Politics: The Surprising History of America's Favorite Welfare Program by Levine; America Eats: On the Road with the WPA by Willard;

Good Luck, Susan Rubenstein DeMasi

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