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Kill and Chill: Restructuring Canada’s Beef Commodity Chain

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dc.contributor.author MacLachlan, Ian
dc.date.accessioned 2007-06-29T22:20:38Z
dc.date.available 2007-06-29T22:20:38Z
dc.date.issued 2001
dc.identifier.citation MacLachlan, Ian 2001 Kill and Chill: Restructuring Canada’s Beef Commodity Chain University of Toronto Press. en
dc.identifier.isbn 0-8020-0847-X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/336
dc.description.abstract Comprehensive in its treatment of the whole system surrounding the Canadian beef industry, Kill and Chill offers a history of the structural changes in Canada's cattle and beef commodity chain, beginning with calf production and cattle feeding on farms and feedlots. It goes on to describe the changes in cattle marketing, the historical development of meatpacking-in particular the emergence of Canada's 'Big Three' meatpacking firms-and the rise of meatpacking unionism. Carrying the story almost to the present with the takeover of Maple Leaf by the McCain family in the mid-1990s, the work concludes with a discussion of current trends in retail beef marketing. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University of Toronto Press en
dc.subject Cattle trade -- Canada en
dc.subject Beef industry -- Canada en
dc.subject Meat industry and trade -- Canada en
dc.title Kill and Chill: Restructuring Canada’s Beef Commodity Chain en
dc.type Book en
dc.publisher.faculty Arts and Science en
dc.publisher.department Geography en
dc.description.peer-review Yes en
dc.publisher.institution University of Lethbridge en

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