I’m on a panel for the NYAS’s conference on Conflicts of Interest in Healthcare: Opportunities for Self-Reflection and Action, June 24-25. Location: 7 World Trade Center. 250 Greenwich St, 40th Floor. Information and registration are here. My panel is on the 25th at 10:45 a.m. , Session VI: Hot topic discussion: getting to the truth in nutrition science. Other panelists are Mona Calvo fro Penn State, Mehmood Khan from Life Biosciences, and Linda Van Horn from Northwestern. Moderator is Julia Belluz from Vox.
Weekend reading: A People’s Food Policy
From the UK comes one of the best documents I’ve ever seen about food system policy:
It has information about why we need a coherent, comprehensive food policy, what it has to address, how to set priorities for putting policies in action, and how to build a movement to get there.
Olivier de Schutter, formerly the United Nations special rapporteur on the Right to Food, wrote the Foreword.
We need one of these for the United States. In the meantime, this is really useful.
Food organizations, professors, students: take a look.
Here’s the main site where you can find out more about this initiative.