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Modern Diets, Big Food, and Our Health- Webinar

Webinar: Modern Diets, Big Food, and Our Health
Thursday October 2, 2014 l 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm l Register Here!
Hosted by the Nutrition Resource Centre, Ontario Public Health Association Nutrition Resource Centre

The industrialization of livestock production and modern dietary patterns are having large yet under-appreciated effects on human health, food insecurity, equity, and environmental sustainability.The Ecological Hoofprint book-cover

In this webinar, join Dr. Tony Weis, Associate Professor of Geography at Western University and author of the highly acclaimed The Ecological Hoofprint: The Global Burden of Industrial Livestock, as he explores the links between global and domestic industrialized agriculture, modern diets, food insecurity, health, equity, and the environment, and reflects on the potential implications for Ontario’s food system and dietetic practice.

Food policy and community development projects that build a sustainable food system and make healthy food accessible for everyone living on the North Shore.