Encyclopedias: Food Science and Nutrition

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Encyclopedia of Food and Culture [Rutgers Restricted]
"Presents 600 articles on food and its place in human culture and society, covering everything from agronomy to zucchini. Students, academics, and general researchers will find entries on everything from food preparation, distribution and storage to holidays and festivals, nutrition and health, and cultures and cuisines." Electronic version of the 3 volume print resource.

Green Food: An A-to-Z Guide [Rutgers Restricted]
"Entries help lay out the contours of the field of agrifood studies and "paint a picture of agriculture and food's past, present, and future." Part of the Green Society: Toward a Sustainable Future series."

Street Food Around the World: An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture [Rutgers Restricted]
Provides "an overview of the world's street food by country or region" including both places where such food is common and those where it plays a less important role.