Tuesday September 27, 2016

Global food security, 2030: assessing trends with a view to guiding future EU policies is a 2016 report, published by the European Union.

Food security over the last few decades has been largely focused on production and the challenges facing the agricultural system.

It has also been associated with hunger, poverty and humanitarian aspects.

The time has come to overcome this conventional approach and to look systematically at food security and its complex nature.

(Source: European Union)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in GOVERNMENT INFORMATION on Tuesday Sep 27, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Monday September 19, 2016

A new report by Food Secure Canada, published earlier this month, is raising concern about the cost of food in Canada's northern communities.

Paying for nutrition: a report on food costing in the North focuses on 3 remote communities: Moose Factory, Fort Albany and Attawapiskat.

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(Source: CTV)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in GOVERNMENT INFORMATION on Monday Sep 19, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Thursday June 16, 2016

Researchers from the University of Leeds and Nottingham conducted this study, investigating how the environment influences women's dietary habits.

According to the study, In the U.K. "on average, no population group meets current dietary recommendations". Factors which influence nutrition can be complex and include social, economic, demographic, environmental and individual aspects. Understanding those factors however can help promote a healthier dietary choice.

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(Source: UK Data Service)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in DATA on Thursday Jun 16, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share