Chapter 6 Q&Q French Beans

Chapter 6 Q&Q - Kelly O'Boyle section 334 15 October 2007 French Beans and Food Scares Ch 6 SUMMARY Chapter 6 explains how supposedly"objective

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Kelly O’Boyle, section 334 15 October 2007 French Beans and Food Scares, Ch. 6 SUMMARY Chapter 6 explains how supposedly “objective” measures of supplier performance were put into practice through “subjective personal relationships.” It discusses the United Kingdom and its various organizations that help set standards for the food they consume. Practically everything with regard to food in Britain revolves around non-governmental organizations (NGOs, or “charities” in the United Kingdom) because of their strong opinions and powerful influence on the media. When a food scare occurs, it is very easy for the media to frighten the public and blow it slightly out of proportion. Supermarkets practiced social responsibility to advance their brand images and political power. NGO’s used this concept of social responsibility to gain their power over the supermarkets. Commercial grocery chains’ model of encouraging consumption as a form of self-expression dominated the cooperatives vision of
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course ANTHRO 104 taught by Professor Bowie during the Fall '08 term at Wisconsin.

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Chapter 6 Q&Q - Kelly O'Boyle section 334 15 October 2007 French Beans and Food Scares Ch 6 SUMMARY Chapter 6 explains how supposedly"objective

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