Palgrave Macmillan and the editorial team have selected this set of papers from the journal to give a representative sample of the best of our content.

These papers are available free to read and download for the next 8 weeks.

Fake eggs: from counter-qualification to popular certification in China’s food safety crisis; Lyle Fearnley

‘Healthy’ for whom? ‘Healthy’ food’s effectivities, avocados, and the production of differentiated bodies; Myriam Durocher

Formulating citizenship: The microbiopolitics of the malfunctioning functional beverage; Christy C. W. Spackman

Meat cultures: Lab-grown meat and the politics of contamination; Andy Murray

Unreliable eating: Patterns of food adulteration in urban India; Harris Solomon