Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society

Volume 21, 2010

Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Meeting

Lawrence J. Lad
Pages 121-123

The Food Industry and Sustainability
Identity, Paradox, and Myth

Sustainability is an issue for the global food industry. The production of more protein as incomes rise, the use of food for energy, and government subsidization of the industry are challenges to both developed and less developed economies. This paper discusses the paradoxes of food and the challenges to its sustainability in the global economy.