Always falling short: Joined up thinking needed to battle global hunger and obesity


An unprecedented level of joint planning, innovation, and action between academia, governments, civil society and the food industry is required to battle the 'double crisis' that world hunger and high obesity rates are causing, warn researchers.

Widespread hunger continues to haunt developing nations, whilst the ever growing obesity problem is fast becoming a "global epidemic", and despite large-scale efforts to end both problems, current efforts have failed to make a dent in the problems, warns Professor Laurette Dube of McGill University, Canada.

Read full article: Food Navigator, August 2, 2012