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Pathogens in Our Pork

Author: Kristof, Nicholas
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: The New York Times
Publication Year: 2009

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Seventy percent of all antibiotics in the United States go to healthy livestock, according to a careful study by the Union of Concerned Scientists and that's one reason we're seeing the rise of pathogens that defy antibiotics.

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Politics of the Plate: The Price of Tomatoes

Author: Estabrook, Barry
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Gourmet
Publication Year: 2009

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Immokalee is the tomato capital of the United States. According to Douglas Molloy, the chief assistant U.S. attorney based in Fort Myers, Immokalee has another claim to fame: It is "ground zero for modern slavery."

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From Tons of Manure, a Growth Industry

Author: Hirshey, Gerri
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: The New York Times
Publication Year: 2009

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More than a decade ago Jane Slupecki, a marketing representative for the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, took a group of Litchfield County dairy farmers to a brainstorming dinner at a lovely lakeside inn there.

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Tata Motors in Singur

Public Purpose and Private Property (B)

Authors: Iyer, Lakshmi; Alfaro, Laura; Arora, Namrata
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2009

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In October 2008, Tata Motors canceled their car manufacturing plant in West Bengal state, in the face of widespread farmer protests over land acquisition issues.

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Sustainability Amidst Uncertainty: Columbia Forest Products’ Pursuit of Sustainability in a Changing Market

Authors: Marshall, Scott; Pullman, Madeleine; Anderson, Zachary; Flax, Matthew; Gambetta, Daniel; Greene-Powell, Jacen
Product Type: Cases
Source: Portland State University
Publication Year: 2009

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This case follows the company’s introduction of a new sustainable plywood product in an extremely competitive and economically challenging market place.

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The Next Billions: Business Strategies to Enhance Food Value Chains and Empower the Poor

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Product Type: Policy and Issue Reports
Source: World Economic Forum, The Boston Consulting Group
Publication Year: 2009

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This report focuses on business models along the food value chain outlining innovative strategies companies are using to do business in poor regions while improving incomes and food supplies in partnership with local communities.

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La Hacienda Musa

Modeling and Analysis for Environmental Sustainability

Author: Clemen, Robert T.
Product Type: Cases; Exercises
Source: Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Publication Year: 2009

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The question that faced Maria was how much, if any, of her 100 hectares should be dedicated to organic bananas. There were good reasons to go organic: top-quality organic produce would command a premium, and her isolated location would be ideal for growing organic bananas.

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A Synergistic Union, or Selling Out?

University-Industry Relations, Biotechnology, and the UC-Berkeley/Novartis Partnership

Author: Dunning, Rebecca
Product Type: Cases
Source: Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University
Publication Year: 2009

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This case uses the controversial partnership linking the University of California-Berkeley’s College of Natural Resources and agribusiness giant Novartis to examine the ongoing tensions between higher education’s public mission and its competition for resources in a competitive education and research market.

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The Chinese Tainted Milk Scandal

Authors: Gupta, V; Chakraborty, B
Product Type: Cases
Source: ICMR Center for Management Research
Publication Year: 2009

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This case discusses the tainted milk scandal that was unearthed in China in 2008. The milk scandal became public in August 2008, after it was disclosed that the baby formula produced by the Chinese dairy products company, Sanlu Group was contaminated with melamine, which caused kidney failure of many children, resulting in death in some cases.

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Sanlu's Melamine-Tainted Milk Crisis in China

Authors: Tao, Zhigang; Lu, Jiangyong; Woo, Claudia H.L.
Product Type: Cases
Source: The University of Hong Kong
Publication Year: 2009

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On 12 September 2008, Sanlu Group, the biggest producer of milk powder in China, rocked the country when it admitted that its infant formula had been contaminated with the toxic chemical melamine.

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