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Seafood Supply Chains This book provides a historical and analytical account of changes in the seafood supply chain in Britain from the mid twentieth century to the present looking at the impact of various types of governanceThe governance of marine fisheries has been a contested issue for decades with increasing anxieties about overfishing In tandem the rise of auaculture fish and shellfish farming has driven another set of environmental concerns In the food system there have been scandals about safety failures and about fraud At the same time governments issue advice urging people to eat fish for its health benefits In the context of these problems and contradictions how have governments the food industry and ordinary consumers responded The author shows how different types of governance and regulation have been used to seek seafood sustainability and food safety and to communicate nutritional messages to the public and with what effects The book also presents a new model for understanding food chains which combines governance and power approaches with an emphasis on understanding the interests served and the resulting balance of public and private benefits This shows that the role of state regulation should have greater emphasis in governance and agri food analysis and that theories about supply chain functioning including the part played by major retailers and civil society should be modified by a nuanced understanding of the role of standards and certification systemsAlthough much of the focus is on the UK and Europe this book provides key lessons internationally for the governance of seafood and other agri food supply chains The book will be of interest to students of food policy and those working in the seafood industry or studying for connected ualifications and widely to readers with an interest in seafood issues and problems

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