Category-Level Product Environmental Footprints of Foods: Food Life Cycle Assessment Literature Review
CSS Publication Number
Full Publication Date
February 5, 2016
Task 1. Initial literature scan; first draft of results: Contractor will identify and review in summary fashion existing literature evaluating the life cycle environmental impacts of foods. Contractor will provide to DEQ an annotated summary of all relevant documents, noting for each document, at a minimum: the authors and their affiliations, year of publication, types of foods, geographic representation, types of environmental impact categories included, and life cycle stages (e.g., cradle-to-farm gate, cradle-to-factory gate, or cradle-to-grave).
To read each of the Executive Summaries and Final Reports, please see the Food Footprints page which replicates the ODEQ Environmental Footprints of Foods page.
Food & Agriculture
Food Systems and Consumer Products
Heller, Martin, Tara Narayanan, Robert Meyer and Gregory Keoleian. (2016) “Category-Level Product Environmental Footprints of Foods: Food Life Cycle Assessment Literature Review.” CSS Report (INTERNAL), University of Michigan: Ann Arbor 1-14.