Knowledge for better food systems

2019 issues of Fodder

Fodder: 6 February 2019

In Fodder this week: FCRN member Niki Rust is running a short survey on knowledge gaps in the transition to sustainable diets - FCRN member Diego Rose has calculated the carbon footprint and nutritional qualities of diets in the United States - The Lancet Commission finds that countering industry influence is key to tackling the linked crises of obesity, undernutrition and climate change - increasing soil organic carbon levels could increase maize and wheat outputs.

Fodder: 30 January 2019

In Fodder this week: FCRN member Marie Trydeman Knudsen highlights the importance of considering a range of environmental impact categories when assessing organic versus conventional dairy farming - Canada refers to environmental considerations in its dietary guidelines - a new open source license for plant material is introduced - could mushrooms and bacteria feed the world’s population through a nuclear winter?


Fodder: 23 January 2018

In Fodder this week: Coca-Cola may have influenced Chinese obesity policy - FCRN member Danilo Pezo looks at case studies for reducing deforestation through food supply chains - FCRN member Susanne Freidberg writes about corporate food sustainability practices - a new process avoids culling of day-old male chicks in the egg industry - and a paper explores the narratives and policies surrounding alternative proteins.

Fodder: 17 January 2019

In Fodder this week: The Land magazine investigates different viewpoints on meat-eating and veganism; Hanna Tuomisto discusses ‘future foods’ including cultured meat and microalgae; Monika Zurek has developed a process for assessing food system sustainability in the EU; Peter Stevenson argues that industrial livestock production conflicts multiple SDGs; Anke Brons helped organising a workshop on the role of cities in the food system; the FCRN’s Tara Garnett has contributed to the EAT-Lancet report on healthy diets from sustainable food systems.