Category Archives: Environment

  1. The Catch-22 Of Partnership

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    November 11, 2012 by Sarah S.

    “At the time, it never crossed my mind that marketing 40-ounce bottles (yes, 40 ounces, more than half a six-pack) …
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  2. If the volume of media discussion is any indication…

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    October 15, 2012 by nutritionpolicy2012

    Wow! Lots of interesting Food & Nutrition related articles in the news this weekend! Some of you might have already …
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  3. SNAP To It! Coordinating the Efforts of Food Assistance Program in the US

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    October 9, 2012 by nutritionpolicy2012

    Jen Sohl Food insecurity is an issue faced by many Americans. Recognizing that nobody should go hungry, governmental programs such …
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  4. Starving in food deserts, drowning in food swamps? Understanding the labels and their link to obesity

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    October 8, 2012 by eldavies3

    “Food desert” is quite the buzzword these days not only in public health vernacular but also in mainstream media. As …
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  5. Access, Availability, Price, or Consumer Choice?

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    October 8, 2012 by hkari2012

    Ladies and Gentleman, You live in a food desert. Yes, the intersection of Franklin Street and Columbia Street in Chapel …
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  6. Food desert or food swamp? Depends on what you call “food”

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    October 8, 2012 by lschoenfeld

    While qualifying an area as a “food desert” may be misleading (see Esther’s post about our very own UNC campus being a …
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  7. Say “Food desert” if you mean “Inequitable Access”

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    October 6, 2012 by yuiweng

    Food desert, a simple and memorable term, successfully caught the attention to policy makers, public medias, funders and academic.  It …
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