The Resource Big chicken : the incredible story of how antibiotics created modern agriculture and changed the way the world eats, Maryn McKenna

Big chicken : the incredible story of how antibiotics created modern agriculture and changed the way the world eats, Maryn McKenna

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Big chicken : the incredible story of how antibiotics created modern agriculture and changed the way the world eats
Title
Big chicken
Title remainder
the incredible story of how antibiotics created modern agriculture and changed the way the world eats
Statement of responsibility
Maryn McKenna
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In this eye-opening exposé, acclaimed health journalist and National Geographic contributer Maryn McKenna documents how antibiotics transformed chicken from local delicacy to industrial commodity -- and human health threat -- uncovering the ways we can make America's favorite meat safer again." -- Amazon.com
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKenna, Maryn
Dewey number
636.5/0895329
Index
index present
LC call number
SF98.A5
LC item number
M35 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Antibiotics in animal nutrition
  • Drug resistance in microorganisms
  • Chickens
  • Poultry
  • Chickens
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Agriculture & Food (see also POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Agriculture & Food Policy)
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science
  • SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Virology
Label
Big chicken : the incredible story of how antibiotics created modern agriculture and changed the way the world eats, Maryn McKenna
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-389) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. How chicken became essential -- Illness, and a bad year -- Better living through chemistry -- Meat for the price of bread -- Resistance begins -- Proving the problem -- Part 2. How chicken became dangerous -- Epidemics as evidence -- The triumph of the hybrids -- The cost of containment -- The unpredicted danger -- Part 3. How chicken changed -- The value of small -- Choosing cooperation -- The view from the barn -- The market speaks -- The past creates the future -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
400 pages
Isbn
9781426217661
Lccn
2017011586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)978252091
  • (OCoLC)ocn978252091
Label
Big chicken : the incredible story of how antibiotics created modern agriculture and changed the way the world eats, Maryn McKenna
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-389) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. How chicken became essential -- Illness, and a bad year -- Better living through chemistry -- Meat for the price of bread -- Resistance begins -- Proving the problem -- Part 2. How chicken became dangerous -- Epidemics as evidence -- The triumph of the hybrids -- The cost of containment -- The unpredicted danger -- Part 3. How chicken changed -- The value of small -- Choosing cooperation -- The view from the barn -- The market speaks -- The past creates the future -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
400 pages
Isbn
9781426217661
Lccn
2017011586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)978252091
  • (OCoLC)ocn978252091

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