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    Stalking the Wily Multinational: Power and Control in the US Food System. [REVIEW]Thomas A. Lyson & Annalisa Lewis Raymer - 2000 - Agriculture and Human Values 17 (2):199-208.
    The ten largest food and beveragecorporations control over half of the food sales inthe United States and their share may be increasing.Using data from a range of secondary sources, weexamine these corporations and their boards ofdirectors. Social and demographic characteristics ofboard members gleaned from corporate reports, thebusiness press, and elsewhere are presented.Information on interlocking corporate directorates andother common ties among members of the boards ofdirectors show that US based food and beveragecorporations are tied together through a web ofindirect interlocks.
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    An Analysis of a Community Food Waste Stream.Mary Griffin, Jeffery Sobal & Thomas A. Lyson - 2009 - Agriculture and Human Values 26 (1-2):67-81.
    Food waste comprises a significant portion of the waste stream in industrialized countries, contributing to ecological damages and nutritional losses. Guided by a systems approach, this study quantified food waste in one U.S. County in 1998–1999. Publications and personal interviews were used to quantify waste from food production, processing, distribution, and consumption. Approximately 10,205 tons of food waste was generated annually in this community food system. Of all food waste, production waste comprised 20%, processing 1%, distribution 19%, and 60% of (...)
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    Retail Relations: An Interlocking Directorate Analysis of Food Retailing Corporations in the United States. [REVIEW]Rachel A. Schwartz & Thomas A. Lyson - 2007 - Agriculture and Human Values 24 (4):489-498.
    The US food retailing industry continues to concentrate and consolidate. Power in the agriculture, food, and nutrition system has shifted from producers to processors, and is now shifting to retailers. Currently, only eight food-retailing corporations control the majority of food sales in the United States. Expanding on previous research by Lyson and Raymer (2000, Agriculture and Human Values 17: 199–208), this paper examines the characteristics of the boards of directors of the leading food retailing corporations and the indirect interlocks that (...)
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