According to the World Food Program, some 795 million people – one in nine people on earth – don’t have enough food to lead a healthy active life. That will only get worse with the next global food crisis, predicted to occur within four years by experts at the recent Third International Conference on Global Warming and Food Security

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When it comes to premature death and disease, what we eat ranks as the single most important factor, according to a study in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association. Yet few doctors say they feel properly trained to dispense dietary advice. One group, at least, is trying to fill that knowledge gap

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Via OUPblog, Paul Thompson writes, “Making food issues real will require a level of rigor in thought and speech that we have yet to see from the food movement. Maybe ethics can help.”

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Measure is aimed at curtailing locals’ consumption of high-calorie drinks

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A new grant will go straight after a leading killer of kids under five: undernutrition

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A U.N. report has noted that 795 million people were hungry in the year 2014. That’s a mind-boggling number. But in fact it’s 200 million lower than the estimated 1 billion hungry people in 1990

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Some scientists are hoping to overcome objections to genetically modified organisms by reintroducing into plants genes that had long ago been bred out of them

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May 21, 2015

Seven Projects to Make Progress on Ethics and Global Food Security in Five Years

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