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Format: 2014

February 2014

China’s Pork Miracle? Agribusiness and Development in China’s Pork Industry

Posted February 17, 2014

China, Industrialized Meat, Dairy, Livestock

Executive summary Agriculture has helped fuel the “China miracle.” Since 1978, agricultural and food output has soared, Chinese agribusiness firms have become key players in domestic and international markets, and by all accounts, China has been highly successful in overcoming land and resource constraints...

The Need for Feed: China’s Demand for Industrialized Meat and Its Impacts

Posted February 17, 2014

China, Industrialized Meat, Livestock

Executive summary China’s need for feed and the globalized supply chain of the industrial livestock industry is contributing to land use change in China and abroad. It is transforming the government’s approach to grain self-sufficiency, land-based investments abroad and its policies on trade in meat versus...

Safe Products, Made Safely: Green Chemistry Tools for Business

Posted February 15, 2014

About this resources guide The number of sustainability tools in the marketplace is growing daily, often making it more complicated for businesses interested in improving their sustainability footprint to find the technical assistance they need. This guide provides a simple template of questions to help users begin the...

Emily Peine's slides from China Webinar 02/11/2014

Posted February 11, 2014

Industrialized Meat

Emily Peine's slides from China Webinar 02/11/2014

Shefali Sharma's slides from China Webinar 02/11/2014

Posted February 11, 2014

Industrialized Meat

Shefali Sharma's slides from China Webinar 02/11/2014

December 2013

Karin Ulmer's TTIP slides webinar 12/16/2013

Posted December 16, 2013

TTIP

Karin Ulmer's TTIP slides webinar 12/16/2013

Steve Suppan TTIP slides webinar 12/16/2013

Posted December 16, 2013

TTIP

Steve Suppan TTIP slides webinar 12/16/2013

Karen Hansen-Kuhn TTIP slides webinar 12/16/2013

Posted December 16, 2013

TTIP

Karen Hansen-Kuhn TTIP slides webinar 12/16/2013

The USDA plan for deregulating and privatizing meat and poultry inspection: A short history

Posted December 13, 2013

Agriculture, Industrialized Meat, Food

Minneapolis, December 5, 2013 — In early November, the European Commission (EC) posted on its website a report evaluating Australian meat inspection. The upshot of the report will be to ban imports of Australian beef, pork and lamb because Australia allows companies producing meat products to also inspect them...

Connecting Sustainable Farmers to Hospitals: Farmer-Focused Report

Posted December 12, 2013

Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

Executive Summary There is ample evidence that hospitals throughout the north central region—Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin—are interested in buying food and beverages produced by sustainable farmers/producers (see...

Connecting Sustainable Farmers to Hospitals: Hospital-Focused Report

Posted December 12, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

Executive Summary Key lessons learned The 1,493 community hospitals and VA hospitals/medical centers in the north central U.S.—Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio and Wisconsin—spend an estimated $718 million to 1.3 billion each year on food and...

Comment on the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) draft Strategic Plan

Posted December 12, 2013

Food and Health, Nanotechnology

The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP), a 501(c)(3) organization, is pleased to submit this comment. IATP participated in the NNI stakeholder workshop in June, including two breakout sessions on Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) impacts. The NNI should commit to implementing the Organizations for...

Farm to Hospital Toolkits 1–12

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

These are toolkits associated with IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital. 

Farm to Hospital: Appendix A - Advisory Committee and Project Team Information

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

Appendix A of IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital.

Farm to Hospital: Appendix B - IATP SARE Project Health Care Collaborator Combined Food and Beverage Expenses

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

Appendix B of IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital.

Farm to Hospital: Appendix C - Procurement Data Extrapolations

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

Appendix C of IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital.

Farm to Hospital: Appendix D - Collaborator Food Service Survey Results

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

Appendix D of IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital.

Farm to Hospital: Appendix E - IATP SARE Project Farmer/Producer Survey Results

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

Appendix E of IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital. View the surveys mentioned in this appendix:  2012 IATP SARE Project Survey for Farmers and Producers 2013 IATP Follow-up Survey of Farmers/Producers Who Completed the 2012 Survey 2013 IATP SARE Project Survey for...

Farm to Hospital Toolkit: Using Written Protocols to Guide Direct Procurement of Food From Sustainable Farmers, Producers

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

This is a toolkit associated with IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital.

Farm to Hospital Toolkit: Food- and Beverage-Related Eco-labels/Label Claims

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

This is a toolkit associated with IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital.