The world will celebrate World Food Day on October 16. Got creative kids? Encourage them to enter this year’s Healthy Food Systems poster design contest!
Access to Nutrition Index (ATNI) just released its first report on the nutrition-related policies and practices of 25 of the largest global food companies.
These days, living in a global village of sorts, we can easily take for granted the wide variety of foods we have access to and relatively low food prices. However, as the United States Agricultural & Food Law and Policy Blog (USAFLPB) notes, global food supply may be approaching its limit, we are currently seeing considerable price increases, and we could see much more in the future.
In a meeting to discuss food security, the head of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization Jacques Diouf announced another 40 million people globally were pushed into hunger in 2008. [ … ]