Tagged: food environment

Aotearoa New Zealand’s unhealthy food environment needs more policy action - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Feb 28, 2022

Dr Sally Mackay, Dr Kelly Garton, Dr Sarah Gerritsen* A new report reveals the troubling state of New Zealand’s food environment due to inaction from successive Governments and calls for this to change. Food environments influence the food we buy and eat, so are a key intervention area for improving population nutrition and diet-related health conditions. Food policies can … Read More

Nine Things New Zealand Must Do To Tackle The Child Obesity Crisis - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Jul 25, 2017

Dr Stefanie Vandevijvere, Professor Boyd Swinburn A panel of 71 independent and government experts have undertaken an evaluation of New Zealand Government food environment policies, compared to international best practice.  This is the second such evaluation, the first being in 2014.  In this blog we summarise the findings. There are some areas where New Zealand is at the level of … Read More