Food security and nutrition and sustainable agriculture

This book chapter addresses SDGs 3 and 10 by explaining US and EU regulatory requirements, Global Food Safety Initiative requirements, and reviews food fraud vulnerabiility.
The research presents useful findings for policy makers to develop and design interventions to improve adolescents' knowledge of nutrition.
Research on how oral health conditions can be associated with food avoidance and how oral health programs should consider nutritional support for adults avoiding food
Food security is important in times of shocks and crises.COVID-19 pandemic is clearly challenging the entire food system. A collective action is needed in order to build food systems that are resilient.
Consumption of red meat has a bad impact on the environment and human health.
Elsevier,

Global Food Security,
Volume 27,
2020,
100403,
ISSN 2211-9124,
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100403.

This scoping review examines the influence of external and internal food environment interventions on the diets of children and adolescents. Several interventions in school and community settings, including social protection interventions to adjust affordability, show promising results for improving diets.
Elsevier,

Global Food Security,
Volume 27,
2020,
100413,
ISSN 2211-9124,
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100413.

This paper focuses on food behaviours of caregivers, children, and adolescents using a case study approach. There are numerous facilitators and barriers to uptake interventions aimed at improving dietary behaviours of children and adolescents.
Food marketing is related to growing rates of childhood obesity internationally. In this paper, the authors argue that regulations on digital food marketing need to be put in place to protect children.
This paper summarizes key learnings on effective intervention design, and discusses relevant policy and programmatic implications (as organized according to the Nuffield ladder). The paper concludes with a call for greater urgency in addressing influencers of children’s diets and the need for a cross-sectoral approach to policy design.
Elsevier,

Global Food Security,
Volume 27,
2020,
100435,
ISSN 2211-9124,
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100435.

Current narratives underestimate the potential and dietary needs of children and adolescents. This overview for the special issue outlines why food systems transformations need to work for and with children and adolescents.

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