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Food Fight — Abstract

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1. “U.S. Farm Policy Contributes to Obesity: New Report Finds Policies Drive Production of Unhealthy Food,” Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, 2006.
2. Food Insecurity means that a household had limited or uncertain availability of food, or limited or uncertain ability to acquire acceptable foods in socially acceptable ways (i.e., without resorting to emergency food supplies, scavenging, stealing, or other unusual coping strategies).
3. Pollan, The Omnivore’s Dilemma.
4. Richard Manning, “The Oil We Eat,” Harper’s Magazine, February 2005.
5. Pollan, Ibid., p. 84.
6. Jerry Goodbody, “Green Acres,” Audubon Magazine, November 2005.
7. Defenders of Wildlife’s “Comments for the Development of USDA Recommendations for the 2007 Farm Bill” (70 Federal Register 35221 June 17, 2005).

Excerpted from Food Fight: The Citizen’s Guide to a Food and Farm Bill by Daniel Imhoff, © 2007 Watershed Media, distributed by University of California Press.

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