Mexican State of Oaxaca Becomes First to Ban Selling Junk Food To Children

With a major obesity epidemic on the rise, the Mexican state of Oaxaca is banning the sale of junk food to children in order to change purchasing habits.

Joi Chevalier from the Cook’s Nook talks about how COVID-19 is impacting food start ups

“Our own industry- they are the folks. There are twenty, thirty thousand people who worked at food companies, who now don’t have access to food,” warns Chevalier.

Dariush Mozaffarian: Academic Institutions Need to Act for the Food System

The future of the food system requires training new experts to treat the industry differently, says Dean of Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Dariush Mozaffarian.

Combining Technologies for a Better Food System

Initially thought of as a tool for banking, blockchain technology has continued to develop and new research shows it can increase sustainability, efficiency, and transparency in the food system.

Blockchain and Food: How the Food Industry Can Follow Finance

Initially thought of as a tool for banking, blockchain technology has continued to develop and new research shows it can increase sustainability, efficiency, and transparency in the food system.

Food Rescue US’ App Connects Hungry People with Fresh Food

An interview with Kevin Mullins, co-founder of Food Rescue US, discusses the root of food waste and hunger in America. Mullins tells how creative and simple technology may provide solutions.

Nutrition and Health 101: Belgium’s Inverted Food Pyramid Model

Belgium has adopted a new inverted nutritional triangle model that focuses on the impact of food on health and prioritizes plant-based food products over processed meat and high-calorie diet. The model was developed by Flemish Institute for Healthy Living.

1 Artist, 365 Days, and 8,000 Products: Visualizing Food Consumption

How much food do you consume over the course of a year? What would it look like laid out in front of you? What about the global consumption? Itamar Gilboa’s Food Chain Project is an exhibition depicting one man’s yearly consumption.

At EXPO Chicago, Food Chain Project Will “Highlight Hunger and Obesity”

At EXPO Chicago 2017, Itamar Gilboa’s Food Chain Project installation will highlight global food consumption issues with more than 6,000 plaster cast food items on display.

Carlotta Mast on Food Access, Industry Collaboration, and Food System Change at Esca Bona 2017

Carlotta Mast, Executive Director of Content and Insights at New Hope Network, discusses food access, food system change, and the importance of industry collaboration in preparation for Esca Bona 2017 in October.