Public Health

Report Reveals Need for Prioritizing Nutritious Food Donations

A recent report from the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) finds that no federal policies and few state policies affecting food bank donations currently prioritize nutrition.

Labels Unwrapped: A New Interactive Site Helping Consumers Digest Their Food Labels

The website allows consumers to practice reading food labels and make more informed decision in the supermarket.

Is USAID’s Feed The Future Initiative Sustainable?

Feed The Future works in 19 countries across the globe, but hasn’t provided feedback on their progress towards self-reliance in more than two years.

Re-sell App Aims to Cut Food Waste Throughout Egypt

By selling meals at a 50 percent discount and distributing them through local charities, Tekeya is working to keep unsold food out of landfills.

Food Security Policy Must Consider Local Context: “Climate Change and Poverty Are Inherently Sexist”

Climate change is having an increasingly negative impact on global food security, and these impacts are falling disproportionately on women.

Healthy and Sustainable Diets Are Critical to Reaching 1.5°C Climate Goal

Even if all other sectors decarbonize completely, carbon emissions from food systems alone would use nearly all of the emissions budget for both 1.5°C and 2°C goals.

How Grocery Stores Can Help Consumers Make Healthy Choices

Healthy Eating Research is finding the most effective strategies to help consumers make healthy choices in grocery stores.

How Can Nutrition Professionals Help the Food System?

A new paper outlines how dietitians and nutrition professionals can promote sustainable food systems.

Nipah Virus Reemerges in India

Farmers worry how the concerns over the virus might impact demand for their products.

Traditional Staple Crop May Help Manage Diabetes, Study Shows

Analyses from institutions across four countries demonstrate the positive effects of millet consumption on blood sugar.