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The animal advocates

Larry Carbone

in What Animals Want: Expertise and Advocacy in Laboratory Animal Welfare Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161960
eISBN:
9780199790067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161960.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines the interplay of expertise and advocacy in animal welfare policy-making: does expertise lead automatically to advocacy? Does advocacy require expertise? Should there be a ... More


Superweeds Revisited: Tall Stacks of Transgenes and Waffling Gene Flow

C. Neal Stewart

in Genetically Modified Planet: Environmental Impacts of Genetically Engineered Plants

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195157451
eISBN:
9780199790388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157451.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biotechnology

The first generation of transgenic plants had only one or two transgenes inserted, but future products will have several transgenes stacked together in single plants. The best way to assess risks ... More


Genetically Modified Crops and Food in the United States: The Federal Regulatory Framework, State Measures, and Liability in Tort

Margaret Rosso Grossman

in The Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms: Comparative Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542482
eISBN:
9780191594342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542482.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

GM crops and their products in the United States are regulated the USDA, EPA, and FDA under policy articulated in the 1986 Coordinated Framework — a complex system of laws, regulations, policy ... More


: The Fire Ant Wars, 1958–1983

in The Fire Ant Wars: Nature, Science, and Public Policy in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226079813
eISBN:
9780226079844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226079844.003.0005
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter focuses on the ways the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and its opponents attempted to make their ideas into public policy. The USDA was a very strong federal agency, and ... More


Mediation Marginalized: Home Economics in Government and Business, 1940–1970

Carolyn M. Goldstein

in Creating Consumers: Home Economists in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835531
eISBN:
9781469601700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872383_goldstein.11
Subject:
History, Economic History

After 1940, home economists maintained an active role in manufacturing firms, power companies, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), but under changing circumstances. This chapter discusses ... More


The Conservation Reserve Program

Steven E. Kraft

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0024
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Established through the 1985 Food Security Act, the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is a federal policy managed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in which landowners/farmers voluntarily remove ... More


. The Beef-Export Boom and Its Primary Causes

Robert G. Williams

in Export Agriculture and the Crisis in Central America

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807841549
eISBN:
9781469616339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807841549.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter shows that, until recently, the beef trade was limited to on-the-hoof sales within local and regional markets. The link between the pastures of the region and the world beef market was ... More


Certification and the State: The Dilemmas of Growth

Brian K. Obach

in Organic Struggle: The Movement for Sustainable Agriculture in the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029094
eISBN:
9780262328302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029094.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Despite hostility from government officials and the conventional food establishment, organic grew in popularity among consumers throughout the 1970s and 80s. During this period organic farmers in ... More


Introduction

in The Fire Ant Wars: Nature, Science, and Public Policy in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226079813
eISBN:
9780226079844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226079844.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This book provides a glimpse of nature and the ways in which Americans have been changed by it. This relationship is examined here using the story of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. ... More


: Grins a Prohibitive Fracture, 1945–1957

in The Fire Ant Wars: Nature, Science, and Public Policy in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226079813
eISBN:
9780226079844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226079844.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter provides an outline of the image of the red imported fire ant. This image not only had an influence on the biology of the ant, but had an impact on the ones who interacted with it and on ... More


: The Practice of Nature, 1978–2000

in The Fire Ant Wars: Nature, Science, and Public Policy in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226079813
eISBN:
9780226079844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226079844.003.0006
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter looks at the consequences of the actions made in the U.S. in respect to the red fire ants; and the results of bringing together nature, ideas about nature, and ways of interacting with ... More


Building a Better Burger: How Media Coverage and Civil Litigation Facilitate Policy Change

Timothy D. Lytton

in Outbreak: Foodborne Illness and the Struggle for Food Safety

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226611549
eISBN:
9780226611716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226611716.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The 1983 outbreak of E. coli O:157-related illness traced to hamburgers sold by Jack in the Box restaurant has been called the 9/11 of food safety. This chapter demonstrates how media coverage and ... More


The Prospects and Limits of Antitrust and Competitive-Market Strategies

Peter Carstensen

in Food and the Mid-Level Farm: Renewing an Agriculture of the Middle

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122993
eISBN:
9780262278751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122993.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores the importance of enforcing antitrust and market-facilitating regulations following the competitive changes facing the United States agriculture, and discusses the differences ... More


Seed Sharing in the Patent Office

Courtney Fullilove

in The Profit of the Earth: The Global Seeds of American Agriculture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226454863
eISBN:
9780226455051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226455051.003.0004
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter analyzes the seed collection and distribution program of the US Patent Office Agricultural Department, which was absorbed into the new, autonomous US Department of Agriculture in 1862. ... More


Who Should Be Responsible for Food Safety?: Oysters as a Case Study

Matthew Morse Booker

in Food Fights: How History Matters to Contemporary Food Debates

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652894
eISBN:
9781469652917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652894.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The paradox of modern life is that consumers demand government protect them from an ever-greater range of risks, but at the same time complain about ever-greater government control. Reviewing ... More


U.S. Farm and Food Subsidies: A Short History of a Long Controversy

Sarah Ludington

in Food Fights: How History Matters to Contemporary Food Debates

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652894
eISBN:
9781469652917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652894.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From its founding, the U.S. government has promoted agriculture, and since the Great Depression, has directly supported farm incomes and crop prices. Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal programs linked ... More


The 1980s to the Present

Gregory A. Barton

in The Global History of Organic Farming

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199642533
eISBN:
9780191851186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199642533.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

While a few positive stories on organic farming appeared in the 1970s most mainstream press coverage mocked or dismissed organic farmers and consumers. Nevertheless, the growing army of consumer ... More


“Sin Maíz, No Hay País�

Chad Broughton

in Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199765614
eISBN:
9780197563106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199765614.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

After Three Years of living in the shadows of the United States, Laura Flora Oliveros returned to Mexico in 2004 to reunite with her daughters and her parents in Tierra Blanca, Veracruz. Erika, her ... More


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