How can Public Policies change Food Systems to Promote Public Health?
Over 120 people attended our recent workshop 'How can Public Policies change Food Systems to Promote Public Health?’. The keynote speaker was Dr Stefanie Vandevjere, University of Auckland, an expert on global health and food policy. Other contributors included Dr Pamela Byrne, CEO, FSAI; Dr Kerry Ann Brown, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; and Dr Leonhard Lades, Research Fellow, UCD Geary Institute. The programme took a multidisciplinary approach to the topic and included behavioural and agricultural economists, food regulators and food marketing experts based in Ireland.
The presentations from the workshop are now available below:
FSAI – Our Role and Responsibility in Public Health Dr Pamela Byrne, CEO, Food Safety Authority of Ireland
Cue-Triggered Food Desires and How to Resist them in Everyday Life : Dr Leonhard Lades, Research Fellow in Behavioural Economics, UCD Geary Institute
Benchmarking the Implementation of Recommended Nutrition Policies by Governments and the Food Industry to Increase Accountability: The INFORMAS Initiative. Dr Stefanie Vandevijvere, Senior Research Fellow, University of Auckland
Consumers and Reformulation of Healthier Processed Meats Professor Frank Monahan, UCD Institute of Food and Health
European Agricultural and Food Policy Dr Ole Boysen, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science
Developing Food Policy Indicators: Following the Example of Sustainability - Origin Green Mr Michael Moloney, BordBia
Food System Approach to Manage Health and Environmental Risks Dr Kerry Ann Brown, London School Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.