Articles tagged with: Food Policy
TweetNew Zealand, January 10, 2012, Voxy.co.nz
The national nutrition policy formulated by Labour and National-led Governments favours the food industry over public health according to new research from the University of Otago, Wellington.
The new findings result from a study of the 313 submissions to the Health Select Committee Inquiry into Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes held in 2006. This study compared the positions taken by submitters from the food industry and public health groups, such as the National Heart Foundation.
These positions were then compared with the 2007 Labour Government’s response to …
TweetIt was the ultimate photo op. Thirty-six smiling fifth-graders eating a healthful meal they’d cooked themselves at a picnic table in the First Lady’s Garden. The story line was as simple as it was seductive: They came. They planted. They harvested. In three short months, Michelle Obama had accomplished what other food advocates could only dream about. Good food was no longer just virtuous. It was cool.That was easy. Now what?
That’s the question Obama’s food policy team is working on this summer. The garden was always intended “as a jumping-off …