“Food Citizenship: Food System Advocates in an Era of Distrust,” written by Ray A. Goldberg and published in 2018 by Oxford University Press. Ray Goldberg tackles the fundamental issue in his introduction: “Perhaps no economic system is viewed with suspicion by so many people around the world as the food system,” he writes.
Specialization generally is beneficial in economics. But too much of anything, even economic specialization, may not be a good thing. “We need to be asking if putting all our eggs in one basket is wise when the basket is more sensitive,” said Ariel Ortiz-Bobea, assistant professor of applied economics and management at Cornell University.