Public Health

10 Cities Leading the Conversation on Sustainable Eating

These ten cities around the world are revolutionizing their food systems and leading the conversation on sustainable eating.

The Double Pyramid Guides Eaters to Healthy and Sustainable Food Choices

The Double Pyramid reimagines the way eaters calculate the consequences of their dietary choices by encouraging healthy and sustainable foods.

Researchers Find an Area the Size of the EU is Cultivated in Urban Areas Around the World

A recent study documents the extent of urban and peri-urban croplands around the world and what resources those farms consume.

From Seattle to Rome, Food Sovereignty Movement Pushes for Reforms

In Seattle and Rome, the food sovereignty movement pushed for key changes in the global food system.

BCFN YES! Finalists to Present at Sixth International Forum on Food & Nutrition

The ten Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) YES! Finalists will present at the Sixth International Forum on Food and Nutrition December 3–4 in Milan.

Hidden Hunger, Exposed

Since 1990, hunger worldwide has decreased by 39 percent, yet hunger remains “serious” or worse in 55 countries.

Cancer in Context: Ted Schettler’s Eco-Social Framework of Breast Cancer

In recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, learn about the ecology of breast cancer in this review of Ted Schettler’s most recent publication.

Food Wastage Footprint Takes Full Account of Food Costs

The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) addresses food waste and full-cost accounting through the Food Wastage Footprint project.

Philanthropies Join Forces to Launch Ebola Crisis Fund

Three philanthropic organizations teamed up to form the Ebola Crisis Fund, with the goal of raising US$1 million to combat the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

The Case for School Meals

The story of creating “Making the Case for Healthy, Freshly Prepared School Meals,” a useful toolkit for school food advocates everywhere.