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Did Chile’s Front-of-Pack Labeling Change Children’s Food Behaviors?

April 19, 2023

A longitudinal study just released in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, concludes that consumption of key nutrients of concern (total sugars, added saturated fats, sodium, and calories) significantly declined in school environments after the restrictions were implemented.

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Intellectual Planning Grant

New faculty intellectual community grant to focus on climate change, food systems, and sustainability

February 22, 2023

The WFPC was awarded a new Duke University Provost’s Intellectual Community Planning grant focused on climate change, food systems, and sustainability.

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Zuckerman facilitating panel at Community Health Summit

February 14, 2023

WFPC’s Jen Zuckerman will facilitate the “Cultivating Cultural Connections: Supporting Community Driven Model” panel at the March 9, 2023 Community Health Summit – The Urgency of Now: Food Equity in Durham and Wake Counties.

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Essay: A Hunger for Justice: Food Insecurity and God’s Abundance

January 17, 2023

I raise the morsel of bread, the host. Looking into the expectant eyes, I state: “The body of Christ, broken for you.” Laying the crumby bread into the bowl-shaped hands, I smile. For a brief moment our hands touch. Then, almost reflexively, the recipient scoops the morsel into their mouth to receive the bread of life. We share in the charity of Christ.

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Wilson and Zuckerman to speak at 2023 Rural Food Forum

January 12, 2023

The World Food Policy Center’s Norbert Wilson and Jen Zuckerman will speak in sessions at the 2023 Rural Food Forum, held in the Vance-Granville Community College Civic Center, on January 12, 2023.

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Wilson to speak on Oct. 28 CFARE panel – The Prevalence of Food Insecurity Across the U.S.

October 27, 2022

Join this Council on Food, Agricultural & Resource Economics webinar to hear from distinguished panelists about how public policy can help tackle food and nutrition insecurity in the U.S.

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Reflections on the 2022 White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health

October 3, 2022

Duke World Food Policy Center graduate research assistant Denise Rebeil attended the 2022 White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition & Health. Rebeil is a Master of Public Policy student at the Sanford School of Public Policy.

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Zuckerman to give Keynote at 2022 Urban Food Systems Symposium in Kansas City, KS on September 28, 2022

September 26, 2022

Duke World Food Policy Center’s Jen Zuckerman and Durham’s Communities in Partnership Board Chair Candace Rashada-Mujahid will give a keynote talk on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at the 2022 Urban Food Systems Symposium in Kansas City, KS. The title of their talk is Rooted in Relationship.

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Duke responds to UN Special Rapporteur call for input on the impact of COVID-19 on the right to food

August 26, 2022

In its resolution 76/166 dated 16 December 2021, the UN General Assembly requested that the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food submit to its next session in 2022 a report examining the emerging issues concerning the realization of the right to food, in particular in the context of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on food security and nutrition. In the lead up to the report, Michael Fakhri-UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food organized consultations with stakeholders to inform his subsequent report. In April, 2022, the Duke World Food Policy Center and Alison Cohen of the National Right to Food Community of Practices provided a civil society response to the UN Special Rapporteur’s survey on the right to food.

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Zuckerman helps Indiana Grown for Schools examine equity in the food system

May 18, 2022

The WFPC’s Jennifer Zuckerman presented “Examining Whiteness in the Food System” as part of the Indiana Grown for Schools/Indiana Department of Health 2022 Webinar Series on 18, 2022.

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