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The new Agricultural Revolution needs you: Good Food Institute

By Dr. Liz Specht, Associate Director of Science and Technology for The Good Food Institute

In the 1960s and '70s, a series of papers and books like Paul Ehrlich’s The Population Bomb promised that before the turn of the millennium, humanity would be devastated by cataclysmic famines, deadly food riots, and disastrous resource wars.

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Food desertification: Who pays the ultimate price?

By Flora Southey

Millions of people around the developed world live in areas with severely limited access to affordable fresh food. So what are the fallouts of living in a ‘food desert’? And who ends up paying the ultimate price?

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Activists should embrace allies in the move to plant-based meats

By Bruce Friedrich, executive director of the Good Food Institute

Activists should take a pragmatic approach and be willing to work with 'big food' in order to support an increase in consumption of plant-based options, Good Food Institute (GFI) executive director Bruce Friedrich suggests.

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Why the food industry can’t ignore the bioeconomy boom

By David Burrows

Publication of the European Commission’s new bioeconomy strategy last October may have passed many in the food sector by. However, the agri-food chain lies at the heart of the concept.

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More taxes on unhealthy foods aren’t on the cards… yet

By Katy Askew

Momentum is growing behind calls to impose fiscal sanctions on unhealthy foods. And while such stringent action is not on the immediate horizon that could change if the food industry fails to step up its efforts on reformulation.

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In conversation with FoodNavigator

12 things you need to know about the meat tax debate

By David Burrows

Meat taxes are a controversial idea that get strong reactions on both sides of the debate. But, with pressure on global resources continuing to rise, it is a topic that is likely to remain on the agenda in the coming years. Here’s FoodNavigator’s guide...

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Opinion: Rising hunger levels a call to action for food makers

By Katy Askew

A new report from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) shows that the progress on tackling hunger made over the last decade was wiped out this year. The global food sector must respond by stepping up its efforts to combat malnutrition and...

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