PAST EVENTS

September 2017

CAN FOOD LABELLING HELP CREATE MORE SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS?

What role can labelling play in creating more sustainable food systems? What kinds of labelling would enable consumers and producers to support environmentally sustainable and ethical practices of food production and consumption? Food journalist and author Richard Cornish in conversation with a panel of experts, who will explore this question through case studies of food labelling for sustainably sourced fish, free range animal products and products containing palm oil: Prof. Christine Parker (University of Melbourne), Katinka Day (Choice), Dr Kate Macdonald (University of Melbourne), Dr Kate Johnson (Sustainable Fish Lab).

http://fvas.unimelb.edu.au/news-and-events/panel-recording-can-food-labelling-help-create-more-sustainable-food-systems

February 2016

Soda Politics: Food and Health Advocacy in Action, By Marion Nestle

In this University of Melbourne Free Public Lecture, nutrition and public health expert Professor Marion Nestle examines how lessons learned from soda advocacy are applicable to advocacy for additional aspects of healthier and more sustainable food systems. 

This lecture was part of the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences’ 2016 Dean’s Lecture Series, delivered in Melbourne on 24 February 2016.

August 2016

Professor Amy J. Cohen, Professor of Law, Ohio State University.

Title: “Everything is Not about Convenience”: State, Family, and Supermarket in Middle-Class West Bengal.