These are both sources and recommended readings. If you have any suggestions not listed here, please send them via the contact form and include all pertinent information. Thank you!


Health, eating, politics, and chemicals
  • The 100-Mile Diet: A Year of Local Eating
    Alisa Smith and J.B. MacKinnon
  • The Crazy Makers
    Carol Simontacchi
  • The End of Food: How the food industry is destroying our food supply — and what you can do about it
    Thomas F. Pawlick
  • Food Fight: The Inside Story of the Food Industry, America's Obesity Crisis & What We Can Do About It
    Kelly Brownell, Katherine Battle Horgen
  • Food Politics
    Marion Nestle
  • The Hundred-Year Lie: How food and medicine are destroying your health
    Randall Fitzgerald
  • The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
    Michael Pollan
  • What to Eat: An Aisle-by-Aisle Guide to Savvy Food Choices and Good Eating
    Marion Nestle


Sustainability and local food

Organic food information & brands

Animal welfare and the meat industry

  • The Meatrix Films
    Animated exposés on the meat industry, as a pastiche of The Matrix trilogy

Food security

Health — toxicity

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Recommended Reading

The End of Food book cover
Pawlick's "mission is to raise consumer awareness so that individuals will no longer buy foods that are produced for the highest profit rather than for nutritional content."
© Erika Rathje 2006
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