Response to proposed appendix to NHMRC Dietary Guidelines

Posted on 08. Jan, 2013 by in Submissions

Australian Dietary Guidelines through an Environmental Lens

Food is central to environmental considerations since 30% of gas emissions are related to the production and distribution of our food. And as wisely noted by the FAO’s Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2009, “food security is not possible without securing an environmental future”.

The Sydney Food Fairness Alliance does not welcome the initiative to relegate the environmental considerations of dietary choices to a peripheral document while it should be central to sustainable eating.

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