Food Supply Chain Conomic, Social and Environmental Perspectives

ISBN-10: 0415885892
ISBN-13: 9780415885898
Edition: 2012
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Book details

Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 9/20/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

Portland, OR; Willamette Industries Professor of Supply Chain Management; Portland State University

Department of Computer Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

List of Figures and Tables
About the Authors
Preface
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Introduction to Food Supply Chain Management
What Do We Eat?
Schools of Thought
Key Food Industry Trends
Conclusion
Food Safety
Introduction
Issue Overview
Government's Role in Food Safety
Industry's Role in Food Safety
Category-Specific Concerns
Tampering and Terrorism
Issue Analysis: Peanut Corporation of America
Animal Protein Supply Chains
Introduction
Industry Overview
Beef
Dairy
Pork
Eggs and Poultry
Food Safety
Animal Welfare Issues
Case Study: Country Natural Beef at the Crossroads
Commodity Crop Supply Chains
Introduction
Importance and Trends
The Basic Supply Chain
Corn
Soybeans
Wheat
Rice
Policy Issues
Social and Environmental Issues
Company Profile: Shepherd's Grain
Fruit and Vegetable Supply Chains
Introduction
Industry Overview
The Basic Produce Supply Chain
Value-Added Supply Chains
Company Profile: Red Jacket Orchards
Food Regulations and Verification Mechanisms
Introduction
Food Regulation and Verification
Government Certifications
Non-Government Food Certifications
Conclusion
Case Study: Portland Roasting Coffee Company
Food Service
Introduction
Industry Overview
Commercial Food Environments
Noncommercial Food Environments
Distribution
Social and Environmental Issues
Company Profile: HOTUPS Pizza
Food Manufacturing and Logistics
Introduction
Industry Trends
Processing and Manufacturing
Logistics Management
Logistics Outsourcing
Case Study: Trailblazer Foods
Food Retailing
Introduction
Industry Overview
Inventory and Information Management
Retail Strategy
International Retailing
Conclusion
Producer Profile: Fred Meyer and Rickey's Market
Food Aid and Hunger Relief
Introduction
Food Development Programs
Disaster Relief
Aid Supply Chains vs. Commercial Supply Chains
Coordination and Collaboration
Issue Analysis: The Southern Africa Drought
The Future of Food Supply Chain Management
Today's Concerns and Challenges
Opportunities and Solutions
Toward a Sustainable Food Supply Chain
References
Index

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