FoodNavigator A study conducted by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) noted that while healthier foods become cheaper over the course of development, so too do unhealthy processed foods, like soft drinks. Read the article here. You can read the study here.
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Berkeley Media Studies Group Junk food and soda companies often aggressively market their least healthy items to low-income communities and communities of color, especially youth — the very groups that have been the hardest hit by the current epidemic of nutrition-related disease. Read blog post here.
HuffPost Canada An interview with Kate Comeau, a dietitian and spokesperson for Dietitians of Canada, who debunks the myths in Andrew Scheer’s recent comments on the Canada Food Guide. Read OpEd here…
CBC News An article that discusses the effect industry lobbying has had on marketing to kid restrictions and front of package labelling, two pillars of the Liberal Government’s healthy eating strategy. Read here…
The Washington Post Latin American countries have introduced a number of measures to tackle increased consumption of sugary beverages and ultra-processed foods in an effort to escape the obesity epidemic that has overtaken the United States. “One country and one strategy at a time, the region has pushed back against sugary beverages and ultra-processed foods […]
The Hill Times Consumer advocates are pushing for the US Federal Trade Commission to come down hard on YouTube’s handling of children’s privacy. The Center for Digital Democracy (CDD) and the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) are calling for YouTube to separate children’s videos from the rest of the platform in order to crack […]
BBC News Cancer Research UK says bowel, kidney, ovarian and liver cancers are more likely to have been caused by being overweight than by smoking tobacco and that obese people outnumber smokers two to one in the UK. Their new billboard campaign highlighting the obesity-cancer risk has landed them in hot water for fat-shaming. Read […]
Radio-Canada International Dr. Andrew Lynk explains the bill and the urgency to get it passed before summer recess. However if the bill doesn’t pass then he says paediatricians will renew their efforts to get the bill re-instated and passed. The health implications for Canada are too important to let the situation continue. Listen to interview.
CBC Radio Interviews with Dr. Tom Warshawski co-chair of the Stop M2K Coalition and Dr. Andrew Lynk Chair Pediatrics Dalhousie University Interviews in support of Bill S-228 on 24 CBC radio stations across the country. You can listen to Dr. Tom Warshawski at 2:11 on CBC Ontario Morning here and Dr. Andrew Lynk on Edmonton […]
CTV News Three recent studies offer more clues on how our increasingly industrialized food supply may be affecting our health, they also underscore how difficult nutrition science and advice can be. Distinguishing which processed foods might be better or worse is increasingly difficult as companies continually re-engineer products to make them seem more wholesome. Read […]
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- junk food marketing: new resources show how the industry targets communities of colorJuly 25, 2019 - 4:55 pm
- Dietitian Breaks Down Andrew Scheer’s Food Guide CommentsJuly 20, 2019 - 4:45 pm
- Are food politics defeating Canada’s healthy eating strategy?July 20, 2019 - 4:14 pm