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Food Law & Economics

Including national and international laws on food and nutrition, economics of food supply, as well as food security and food aid.

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Objectives: Childhood obesity is a critical health issue. The etiology of childhood obesity is multifactorial, with age, gender, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomic status interacting to affect risk. Food insecurity is known to be associated with risk of childhood obesity, but the body of evidence...

Author(s)
Bae JiHyun; Choi JeongHwa
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Nutrition, 2021,
Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of violations of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes (World Health Organization [WHO] Code) in Ecuador's two main cities, Quito and Guayaquil. Methods: The WHO Net Code Protocol was applied. It examines...

Author(s)
Caicedo-Borrás, R.; Díaz, A.; Bertha, J.; Silva-Jaramillo, K. M.; Rivas Mariño, G.
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Nutrition, 2021,
Miscellaneous

The international economic upheaval that began in early 2020 with the spread of COVID-19 throughout the world has generated more profound and longer-term shocks than those included in the USDA's Economic Research Service's (ERS) report International Food Security Assessment 2020-30 published in...

Author(s)
Baquedano, F.; Zereyesus, Y. A.; Christensen, C.; Valdes, C.
Publisher
USDA Economic Research Service
Publication
International Food Security Assessment, 2020-2030: COVID-19 update and impacts on food insecurity, 2021, pp 33 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

Despite efforts to reduce global food insecurity, success has been limited in many developing countries due to numerous inherent problems. The challenges and vulnerabilities associated with food security in these countries have been exacerbated by the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As a...

Date
March 2021
Subjects
food security; agricultural sector; economic impact; pandemics; food access; reviews
Author(s)
Erinle, K. O.; Ogwu, M. C.; Evivie, S. E.; Zaheer, M. S.; Ogunyemi, S. O.; Adeniran, S. O.
News Article

Labelling misshapen produce as ‘ugly’ improves their chances of being sold, finds a study in Journal of Marketing. Boldly pointing out...

Date
February 2021
Author(s)
I. Hoskins
AbstractFull Text

To achieve the self-sufficiency of salt, prices need to be considered. This study develops a dynamic simulation model of salt supply chains to analyze the significant factors affecting prices from upstream to Indonesia's downstream levels. A set of dynamic simulation models is developed to achieve...

Author(s)
Isnaini Muhandhis; Budisantoso Wirjodirdjo; Erma Suryani; Heri Susanto; Ully Asfari
Publisher
University of Bonn
Publication
International Journal on Food System Dynamics, 2021, 12, 1, pp 51-67

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