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Gastronomica. 2012; 12153–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/GFC.2012.12.1.53
Published: 01 February 2012
... meat industry. Along the way he meets with store owners, online exotic meat retailers, the United States Department of Agriculture, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Fish and Wildlife Service. Few can say where the lions come from, but all signs point to a big cat-skinning operation in a...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20212–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.12
Published: 01 May 2020
... the fu- ture? After years of steady increase, the average age of farm- ers in the United States is now over 58 (USDA 2013). The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates that 370,000 farmers have departed from the farm sector be- tween 1982 and 2012 (USDANASS 2014). Farmland also...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 202vii doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.vii
Published: 01 May 2020
... working on a history of olive oil. Bradley M. Jones is a PhD candidate in Sociocultural Anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis. His research explores alternative agriculture, human/environmental relations, and neo-agrarianism in the United States. Zachary Nowak is a College Fellow in the...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20279–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.2.79
Published: 01 May 2020
... illuminates extant workplace issues regarding gender, which are characteristic of many forms of low-wage service labor in the United States. © 2020 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 20134–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.34
Published: 01 February 2020
... were introduced to the United States forty years ago to combat weeds and parasites in aquatic farms and canals. The bighead carp (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis), black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus), grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella), and silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) known collectively as...
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Gastronomica. 2020; 2011–15 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2020.20.1.1
Published: 01 February 2020
... one of the important triggers for a recent urban social movement in New York and the United States, Black Lives Matter, was the killing of vendor Eric Garner in Staten Island on July 17, 2014, again unambiguously linking questions of law, public space, and livelihood. For our collective collaborative...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19474–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.74
Published: 01 November 2019
... States Department of Agriculture reports that Americans now spend more than 50 percent of their food purchases on meals prepared (in some manner) outside of the home. Restaurants (of all types) are significant to that total, responsible for over half of that money spent. The eating-out choices of earlier...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19478–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.4.78
Published: 01 November 2019
... the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History via the American Brewing History Initiative, a project to document the history of brewing in the United States. The objects and reflections that Maytag shared with the museum revealed a surprising link between the birth of microbrewing...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 193vi–vii doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.vi
Published: 01 August 2019
.... G A S T R O N O M IC A vi F A L L 2 0 1 9 Helen Zoe Veit is Associate Professor of History at Michigan State University. She is now writing a book that traces the emergence of picky eating among children in the United States. Her first book, Modern Food, Moral Food: Self-Control, Science, and the...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 1938–19 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.3.8
Published: 01 August 2019
... recovery networks in rural and urban areas of the midwestern and northeastern United States. I look at who is saving food and their motivations for doing so. Last, I address these acts of rescuing food in light of larger questions about hunger, sustainability, and social justice: the issues linked to food...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 1921–5 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.2.1
Published: 01 May 2019
... urgent need to solve these problems is the obvious response to the challenge, why study food? I am guessing you will hear this question often. We cer- tainly do. To address it, we also point out that sales of food exceed a trillion dollars annually in the United States, that everyone eats, and that...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 1926–15 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.2.6
Published: 01 May 2019
..., Henning. 2006. Livestock s Long Shadow: Environmental Issues and Options. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Sundberg, Juanita. 2011. Diabolic Caminos in the Desert and Cat Fights on the R o: A Posthumanist Political Ecology of Boundary Enforcement in the United States Mexico...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19155–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.55
Published: 01 February 2019
... be told as the fight for local refining of the abundant agricultural products of the state. The Red River Valley today features the only state-owned flour mill in the United States in Grand Forks, ND, numerous potato and sunflower processing sites, and five American Crystal Sugar factories that all...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 191xi–xii doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.xi
Published: 01 February 2019
... University of London at Birkbeck and SOAS in 2017 and lectured in Environmental Anthropology and Political Ecology as well as Development Studies at Stockholm University. She is currently a post- doctoral fellow at the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo. Rebecca Earle teaches history at...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19165–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.65
Published: 01 February 2019
... Hansik Globalization Development Agency composed of thirty-six members from relevant government departments, academic institutions, and food industry CEOs (Pham 2013: 7). Formed under the umbrella of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MFAFF) and with 700 million won [approx...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19179–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.79
Published: 01 February 2019
... boom overseas, with exports increasing sharply from 11,334 kiloliters (kl) in 2007 to 169,023 kl in 2017, in which the United States accounts for about a quarter of the total FIGURES 1A AND 1B: At a monthly sake lecture and tasting event in the Japan Sake and Sho chu Information Center, the owner of...
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Gastronomica. 2019; 19145–54 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2019.19.1.45
Published: 01 February 2019
.... The German attack never penetrated the Allied front just to the east of Reims, and the French counterattack (with the assistance of the United States forces) sent the Germans into retreat, hastening the end of the war. Although the armistice ending the war was signed on November 11, it was not until...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 18441–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.4.41
Published: 01 November 2018
... the United States, for example, is intended to deal with a persistent problem of overproduction, while, by recent count, 17.5 million American households were food in- secure (Coleman-Jensen, Gregory, and Singh 2014). The economist Amartya Sen, another Nobel winner, opens his book Poverty and Famines...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 18413–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.4.13
Published: 01 November 2018
... fails and in tellingly ironic fashion. At the close of the Mexico City episode, Sal Paradise falls ill with dysentery, a digestive ailment, and has to come back to the United States.4 Kerouac s ongoing quest for what Ginsberg (1972: 63) refers to as his Fellaheen Country Samadhi through out- right...
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Gastronomica. 2018; 182vii doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2018.18.2.vii
Published: 01 May 2018
... qualitative social scientist and has carried out fieldwork in Turkey and the northeast United States. Her research has been published in interdisciplinary peer review journals such as Agriculture and Human Values, Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, and Global Environmental Politics. Amita Baviskar...