This Zoom session is from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST: Combining Scholarship and Activism: An Intergenerational Exchange. Information about the session and registration is HERE. Bob Gottlieb and I will address how to combine food policy scholarship and activism in discussion with two much younger colleagues, Ivonne Quiroz and Lo Anderson.
The NCD Alliance has a map of industry marketing responses to Covid-19
The NCD [non-communicable disease] Alliance is a network of more than 2000 organizations in 170 countries. Its purpose to to raise awareness of NCDs—type 2 diabetes, heart disease, cancer and the like—among international agencies and to develop civil society capacity to prevent these conditions.
It has produced an interactive world map of examples of unhealthy industry responses to Covid-19.
Here’s an example from Jamaica.
This is an easy, one-stop shopping place to find out how food companies are exploiting Covid-19 to market products.
Make a note of it.