Outstanding resources for understanding the environmental impact of modern agriculture and meat production, including the politics of the international food market. View Professor Freidberg's April 2012 discussion SftPublic discussion of food and environment .
French Beans and Food Scares: Culture and Commerce in an Anxious Age Susanne Freidberg. Oxford Univ Press, 2004.
Fresh: A Perishable History. Susanne Freidberg. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009.