Policy principles for sustainable food systems in Europe

The European Public Health Alliance have published a study of ten EU policies on sustainable food and farming. The report finds that the policies lack a systemic perspective and are particularly weak on the health, governance and resilience aspects of sustainability. The report recommends a mix of supply- and demand-side interventions and points out the importance of considering the “food environment” when devising policies.

Read more here, find the full report here and read a policy briefing here (PDF link). See also the Foodsource chapter What can be done to shift eating patterns in healthier, more sustainable directions?

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26 May 2018
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