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A Framework for Assessing Effects of the Food System

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A Framework for Assessing Effects of the Food System
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Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0309307805
ISBN-13: 9780309307802
Number of pages: 445

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The book develops an analytical framework for assessing effects associated with the ways in which food is grown, processed, distributed, marketed, retailed, and consumed in the United States. The framework will allow users to recognize effects across the full food system, consider all domains and dimensions of effects, account for systems dynamics and complexities, and choose appropriate methods for analysis.

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