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Is There a Consumer / Producer Communications Gap?

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Dr. Marty Strauss understands the issues consumers have in understanding food/food information. He also understand agricultures desires to help. Dr. Strauss offered how to better bridge the producer/consumer communications gap.

Do We Need Food Traceability?

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Marcine Moldenhauer, Meat Link, LLC, explains the importance of traceability in protecting USA export trade.

Global consumers expect to know more and have assurance of higher food safety standards, this means traceability is needed.

From the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.

What Are the Real Animal Agriculture Impacts to the Environment?

The Truth About Sustainability Did the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations apply balanced comparisons between livestock and transportation, with respect to environmental impact? According to Dr. Frank Mitloehner, Agricultural Air Quality Center Director, University of California, Davis, the FAO's published report "Livestock's Long Shadow" misses the mark by comparing apples to oranges.
A true lifecycle assessment must be done on any system being compared.
You need to perform a complete life cycle assessment of both systems before any statements about livestock and transportation can be made and compared.

Dr. Loree Branham - Food Safety: Do consumers understand their role?


Food Safety: Do consumers understand their role? - Dr. Loree Branham, Assistant Professor, Angelo State University, from the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.

Where Does Processing Begin?

Addressing Consumer Concerns with Modern Food Production

David Schmidt, President & CEO, International Food Information Council shares the issues and the concerns consumers have with the term "processed food". From the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.

David Schmidt - Addressing Consumer Concerns with Modern Food Production


Addressing Consumer Concerns with Modern Food Production - David Schmidt, President & CEO, International Food Information Council, from the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.

Charlie Arnot - How American Consumers View American Production Practices


How American Consumers View American Production Practices - Charlie Arnot, Center for Food Integrity, from the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.

Dr. Glynn Tonsor - The Impact of Welfare Media Coverage on Meat Demand


The Impact of Welfare Media Coverage on Meat Demand - Dr. Glynn Tonsor, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, from the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.

What Are Food Plate Tectonics and What Must Agri-Professionals Know?

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In the USA, the lowest income quintile, $13,000 yearly income, spends 28% of their disposable income on food. Yet, also in the USA, the top quintile, $130,000 yearly income, spends 7% of disposable income on food purchases. Matt Sutton-Vermeulen, Unison Resource Company, walks through the ideas of environmental, social, and economic issues for sustainable food, and the contrasts the USA population faces today.

Matt Sutton-Vermeulen - Food Plate Tectonics: Thriving on the fault line


Food Plate Tectonics: Thriving on the fault line - Matt Sutton-Vermeulen, Unison Resource Company, representing Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB), from the 2011 Annual Conference of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, April 11 - 14, San Antonio, TX USA.

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