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This booklet offers a superb number of interdisciplinary and overseas essays interpreting the food-place courting. It explores such issues because the background of nutrients and agriculture, the globalization and localization of nutrition, and the function of position in defining the wider societal results of this ever-changing phenomena.

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It is worth noting that the activities of multinational corporations such as Monsanto can be limited by political forces and institutions whose power and effectiveness vary according to conditions of place. For instance, after strong worldwide protests against Monsanto, the company decided to withdraw from the EU except for Spain, Portugal and the Czech Republic. The reason was that these countries, unlike Germany and France, had no social movements defending the environment. Also, the strength of democratic institutions, political parties, parliaments, and workers’ unions clearly plays an important role in decisionmaking.

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