Tag: food policy

Review: The Labor of Lunch

dsutton20 , January 18th, 2021


Gaddis, Jennifer E. (2019). The Labor of Lunch: Why We Need Real Food and Real Jobs in American Public Schools. Oakland, CA: University of California Press. ISBN #…


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Review: Organic Food, Farming and Culture

dsutton20 , July 10th, 2019


Chrzan, Janet and Jacqueline A. Ricotta, eds. Organic Food, Farming and Culture. An Introduction. Bloomsbury Academic. 2019. 332 pp. ISBN 1350027839, 9781350027831 Ellen Messer, Ph.D. (Friedman Schoo…


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Review/Interview: Food and Animal Welfare

dsutton20 , July 5th, 2019


  Food and Animal Welfare Henry Buller and Emma Roe. Contemporary Food Series, Bloomsbury Academic, London. 2018. ISBN 9780857855787 Sharyn Jones (Northern Kentucky University) Most people in Western…


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Review: The Story of Soy

dsutton20 , September 2nd, 2018


 The Story of Soy. Christine M. Du Bois. London: Reaktion Books, 2018. 266 pp. + References and Index. ISBN 978 1 78023 925 5. Ellen Messer, (Tufts University…


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Perspectives On U.S. Food Policy: Farm Bill 2018

foodanthro , July 24th, 2018


  Ellen Messer An essay inspired by Amy Goldstein’s Janesville: An American Story (2017, Simon and Schuster).  What this account of economic decline and increasing social polarization in a …


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Food OpEd Fellowship opportunity in San Francisco

foodanthro , March 15th, 2017


Received from Polly Adema, who is the Director of the Master of Arts in Food Studies Program at the University of the Pacific. Looks like a great opportunity…


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What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, February 13, 2017

foodanthro , February 13th, 2017


A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to dberiss@gmail.com or…


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What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, January 27, 2017

foodanthro , January 27th, 2017


A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to dberiss@gmail.com or…


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Fast Food Labor Secretary?

foodanthro , January 24th, 2017


David Beriss In the weeks following his election, President Donald Trump announced the nomination of Andrew F. Puzder to lead the U.S. Department of Labor. There has been…


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Review: Sorting the Beef from the Bull

dsutton20 , December 14th, 2016


Sorting the Beef from the Bull. The Science of Food Fraud Forensics.  Richard Evershed and Nicola Temple. Bloomsbury, 2016. Ellen Messer (Tufts University) Evershed, Richard and Nicola Temple…


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What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, December 13, 2016

foodanthro , December 13th, 2016


A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to dberiss@gmail.com or…


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What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, August 8 Edition

foodanthro , August 8th, 2016


  The inter-webs are exploding with fascinating food and nutrition readings; we can hardly keep up here at FoodAnthropology. Before we get to the readings, however, we would…


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Review: Two Books on Hunger and Food Security

foodanthro , August 4th, 2016


De Schutter, Olivier. and Cordes, Kaitlin Y. 2011. Accounting for Hunger: The Right to Food in an Era of Globalisation. London/New York: Hart Publishing (288 pp). Timmer, C….


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What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, July 30 Edition

foodanthro , July 30th, 2016


  We have had a brief summer hiatus here in the FoodAnthropology reading and Tour de France watching department, during which we have, in fact, been doing some…


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What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, June 17 Edition

foodanthro , June 18th, 2016


We have a global and eclectic collection of readings for you this week, with a lot of hidden treasures among the links. See below. If you are inspired…


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What FoodAnthro Is Reading Now, May 18 Edition

foodanthro , May 18th, 2016


A selection of items from around the internet of possible interest to readers of FoodAnthropology. If you have items you think our readers should read, send a note…


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ASAP 2016 Graduate Paper Prize

foodanthro , April 13th, 2016


An award announcement from the Association for the Anthropology of Policy, of possible interest to graduate students: The Association for the Anthropology of Policy (ASAP) invites submissions for…


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Slow Fish Report: On Value Chains, the Privatization of the Seas, and the Food Movement

foodanthro , March 28th, 2016


David Beriss University of New Orleans Last month I wrote about the existence of the food movement, which a Washington Post writer had suggested did not really exist….


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CFP: Conference on Democratizing Food Governance

foodanthro , March 3rd, 2016


Call for papers for a conference that may be of interest to FoodAnthropology readers: CALL FOR PAPERS: Conference on Democratizing Food Governance, Rome, 14 October 2016 Sponsored by…


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Genetically-Engineered Crops and Sustainability: Controversies and Commentaries for 2016 (Part 2)

foodanthro , January 29th, 2016


Ellen Messer Tufts University (Part 1 of this 2 part series is here.) As a possible antidote or balance for someone seeking ways ag-biotech might contribute to sustainable…


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Genetically-Engineered Crops and Sustainability: Controversies and Commentaries for 2016 (Part 1)

foodanthro , January 27th, 2016


Ellen Messer Tufts University Krimsky, Sheldon and Jeremy Gruber, eds. 2014. The GMO Deception: What You Need to Know About the Food, Corporations, and Government Agencies Putting Our Families…


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The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the obfuscation of measurement

foodanthro , January 21st, 2016


Andrea Wiley Indiana University The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) were finally released on January 7 2016 to the Secretaries of the U.S. Departments of Health and…


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