Market Control by Top Four Firmswww.foodandwaterwatch.org   Sources: Hendrickson Heffernan; Census Bureau;                ...
Walmart and the Food System  U.S. Stores: 3,804  U.S. Employees: 1.4 million  2010 grocery sales: $140 billion  Annual bee...
Top 4 Dinner Manufacturers                                    (2010)Source: Grocery Headquarters 2011  www.foodandwaterwat...
Share of U.S. Seafood Consumption                            Source: Congressional Research Service; NOAAwww.foodandwaterw...
Chemicals Tested for by FDAChemical           Year FDA    Human Health            Common                   Started     Haz...
The New Food Inspector: You          Lacking Faith in Government, Shoppers Are          Educating Themselves As Never Befo...
What do consumers want to know?   Who?   What?           Ingredients   Where?          Country of Origin   When?          ...
Which Labels to Believe?www.foodandwaterwatch.org
What makes a good food label?      Meaningful      Accurate      Credible/Transparent      Discretewww.foodandwaterwatch.org
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  1. 1. Market Control by Top Four Firmswww.foodandwaterwatch.org Sources: Hendrickson Heffernan; Census Bureau; Supermarket News, most recent data available.
  2. 2. Walmart and the Food System U.S. Stores: 3,804 U.S. Employees: 1.4 million 2010 grocery sales: $140 billion Annual beef purchases: 1 billion pounds WM control >50 % grocery sales: 29 marketswww.foodandwaterwatch.org
  3. 3. Top 4 Dinner Manufacturers (2010)Source: Grocery Headquarters 2011 www.foodandwaterwatch.org
  4. 4. Share of U.S. Seafood Consumption Source: Congressional Research Service; NOAAwww.foodandwaterwatch.org
  5. 5. Chemicals Tested for by FDAChemical Year FDA Human Health Common Started Hazards Aquaculture Fish TestingChloramphenicol 2002 Aplastic anemia, Shrimp, crab,(AB) potential carcinogen, crayfish antibiotic resistanceNitrofurans (AB) 2004 Potential carcinogen, Shrimp antibiotic resistanceQuinolones (AB) 2003/2004 Antibiotic resistance Catfish, salmon, shrimp, tilapiaMalachite Green 2005 Potential carcinogen Catfish, eel, salmon(AF)Gentian Violet (AF) 2006 Potential carcinogen Catfish, eel, salmon www.foodandwaterwatch.org
  6. 6. The New Food Inspector: You Lacking Faith in Government, Shoppers Are Educating Themselves As Never Before Washington Post, 1/30/08www.foodandwaterwatch.org
  7. 7. What do consumers want to know? Who? What? Ingredients Where? Country of Origin When? Sell by/Use by dates How? Processes & Technologieswww.foodandwaterwatch.org
  8. 8. Which Labels to Believe?www.foodandwaterwatch.org
  9. 9. What makes a good food label? Meaningful Accurate Credible/Transparent Discretewww.foodandwaterwatch.org

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