• Scholarly report

Literature review and annotated bibliography


Lennon, J. (2004). Literature review and annotated bibliography: Agricultural and fish processing [Prepared for U.S. Department of Education, Policy and Program Studies Service]. Research Triangle Park, NC: RTI International.


One of the responsibilities of migrant education program officials is to determine what families meet the criteria for being ?migrant. Part of the current definition of ?migrant makes reference to work done in the food processing industry. This review provides in-formation on the five main food processing industries, the workers, and the seasonality of the work. General findings are given below. Findings specific to each of the five main industries are found in sections organized by research question and processing industry: seafood, livestock, poultry, dairy, and agricultural.