Big Data is Accelerating Corporate Control of the Global Food Supply
Publisher: In These Times
Date Written: 17/10/2017
Year Published: 2017
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX21436
A summary of the report "Too Big to Feed: Exploring the Impacts of Mega-Margers, Consolidation and Concentration of Power in the Agri-Food Sector," published by The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems.
In short, the report states, "Dominant firms have become too big to feed humanity sustainably, too big to operate on equitable terms with other food system actors, and too big to drive the types of innovation we need." The report also explores how to build a new anti-trust environment, address the root causes of consolidation and create better food systems.