What we eat should bolster health, but the contemporary American diet annually contributes to hundreds of thousands of premature deaths from heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer. Furthermore, our food production methods often harm the environment, food workers, and farm animals.
This issue of In Focus features "Food Day," a newly-launched annual event that aims to improve diets and strengthen the U.S. healthy food movement. The issue also addresses food safety and reforms to combat global outbreaks of food borne illness. Finally, it highlights CECHE's partnerships at home and abroad to enhance nutrition and public health. More...