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.

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.

First Food Authors on Food Habits in the Changing Dietary Landscape of India

Sunita Narain and Vibha Varshney talk about the new book, First Food: Culture of Taste, the importance of local and seasonal food in creating a healthy and diverse diet, and the need to challenge the junk food culture.

Australia: No Change In Junk Food Advertising To Kids In 5 Years

There has been no reduction in advertising unhealthy foods to Australian children on television, despite the food industry’s introduction of voluntary self-regulation standards in 2009.