The call for papers is from New Solutions, a journal of occupational and
environmental health policy. Papers should be mailed by Dec. 15 to me at
Tufts University School of Medicine. Papers should be 15 pages or less,
From: Willie Lockeretz <WLockeretz@infonet.tufts.edu>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Wednesday, September 16, 1998 5:15 PM
Subject: call for papers
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>Comments by: Willie Lockeretz@FacStaff@Nutri
>[This Call for Papers should of interest to many people on this list.
>Please note that I am only forwarding it; questions or replies should
>be sent to Dr. Rosenberg, as explained in the original message. WL]
> -------------------------- [Original Message] -------------------------
>CALL FOR PAPERS
>Food Production and Processing:
>Impacts on Work and Environment
>Pesticides, Mad Cow Disease (BSE), Bovine Growth Hormone (BST), food
>irradiation, fertilizer made from municipal sludge, bacterial contamination
>speed-up on poultry de-boning lines, monoculture, multinationals... How are
>we growing, raising, and producing our food and what is it doing to workers
>and the environment? A special issue of New Solutions will explore the
>occupational and environmental effects of food production. The continuum,
>from plough to plate," covers crop production and anfimal husbandry to food
>processing to food marketing. Papers from around the world are welcome.
>We are interested in highlighting problem areas and in solutions to those
>1. Occupational health and safety of workers in agriculture, horticulture,
>fishing and animal husbandry.
>2. Occupational health and safety of food processing, distribution and shop
>3. Environmental effects of these industries.
>4. Environmental, occupational, and public health effects of large-scale
>food production and distribution systems. Examples are: the damage of cash
>cropping to subsistence farming (economic, public health, pollution, work
>hazards), decline of species variety in agriculture; effect of large-scale
>farming on soil erosion, desertification, water pollution by fertilizers
>and pesticides, soil erosion; farm waste disposal problems, food safety
>issues created by large-scale food distribution and production systems.
>5. Global Warming's impact on agriculture and food production.
>6. Impact of globalization on agriculture and food, workers and consumers.
>could include circle of poison (pesticide) and transportation issues and
>contrasts with local agriculture.
>7. Impacts of multinationals on agriculture and food: big food producers,
>supermarkets and other large retailers; agrochemical companies' control of
>seeds and species variation. Multinational strategies in biotechnology,
>genetic engineering, hormones, food irradiation, and so forth. Impact of
>the World Trade Organization, NATFA.EU.
>8. Response of non-economic international bodies to some of the problems
>outlined above, e.g., ILO, Codex, International Consumer Groups, FAO, ITSs,
>JMPR, and so forth.
>Submissions should be no longer than 15 pages DOUBLE-SPACED and be received
>no later than December 15, 1998. Mark the envelope FOOD SAFETY and send
> Dr. Beth Rosenberg
> Dept. of Family Medicine and Community Health
> Tufts University School of Medicine
> 136 Harrison Ave.
> Boston, MA 02111
>Questions? Andrew Watterson, email@example.com
>tel: (UK)0116 257 7735 fax: 0116 257 7708
>Beth Rosenberg, firstname.lastname@example.org
>tel: (US) 617 636 6651 fax: 617 636 7417
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