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Action needed to halt New Zealand’s obesity epidemic: Themes from Big Food Symposium - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Feb 19, 2014

Associate Professor Louise Signal International and national public health experts and delegates met on Monday this week to consider how to address New Zealand’s (NZ’s) increasing obesity epidemic. While they welcome the new Healthy Families NZ community-based initiative recently announced … Continue reading → … Read More

Is the food industry ripe for scrutiny? - Food Stuff

Amanda Johnson Jun 20, 2012

The journal PLoS Medicine (Public Library of Science Medicine) has today (June 20) launched a special series of articles highlighting the influence and impact of the food industry. Seven articles, published over the next three weeks, will examine the activities and influence of ‘Big Food’ (defined as the multinational food and beverage industry with huge and concentrated market … Read More