Small Producers, Big Hurdles: Barriers Facing Producers of Local Foods

Nicholas R. Johnson, A. Bryan Endres

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Abstract

The article presents information on the challenges faced by the producers of local foods especially the small scale producers of the U.S. The federal policy of maximizing production has resulted in the extinction of family farmers in the country. Information on the industrialization of food with reference to the role of the Food and Drug Administration of the U.S. is also presented.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)49-122
Number of pages74
JournalHamline Journal of Public Law & Policy
Volume33
Issue number1
StatePublished - Sep 1 2011

Keywords

  • UNITED States
  • UNITED States. Food & Drug Administration
  • LOCAL foods
  • SMALL farms
  • FAMILY farms
  • INDUSTRIALIZATION

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