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Healthy Food Action: Exporting Obesity? The Link Between Trade, Diet and Health Webinar
April 11, 2012, 1:34 pm
Filed under: News

April 19, 2012 3pm Eastern, 2pm Central

Global diets are increasingly facing the dual challenge of undernourishment and obesity, a trend characterized by an abundance of low nutrition, high calorie, processed foods. United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Olivier de Schutter, has released a new report calling for a reassessment of unhealthy food systems in both rich and poor countries. A new IATP study examines the role U.S. agriculture and trade policies play in contributing to the rise in obesity. Join Professor Olivier de Schutter, IATP’s Dr. David Wallinga and Karen Hansen-Kuhn for a discussion about how our global food system is driving the rapid rise in diet-related disease, and what can be done about it.

Register now at http://org2.democracyinaction.org/o/6562/p/salsa/web/common/public/content?content_item_KEY=10008

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