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Unformatted text preview: centration (Washington, D.C.: USDA Agricultural Marketing Service, June 1996) is an official and
belated acknowledgment of the problems faced by American ranchers and farmers. A Time to Act, the report of the USDA’s National
Commission on Small Farms, does an even better job of portraying the harms of concentrated power in agriculture.
Mike Callicrate, one of the plaintiffs in Pickett v. IBP, Inc., provided a great deal of information about the misbehavior of the large
meatpacking firms and the rural unrest now growing in response to it. And Dave Domina, one of the attorneys representing Callicrate et al.,
explained the legal basis for the case and supplied hundreds of pages of documents. Industry and Trade Summary: Poultry (Washington, D.C.:
U.S. International Trade Commission, USITC Publication 3148, December 1998) gives a thorough overview of the American poultry industry.
Marc Linder, a professor at the University of Iowa Law School, introduced me to the subject of poultry growers, poultry workers, and their
misfortunes. Linder’s article “I Gave My Employer a Chicken That Had No Bo...
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