Journal article

Introduction

Chong-Min Park, Eric M Uslaner, CM Park (ed.), EM Uslaner (ed.)

INEQUALITY AND DEMOCRATIC POLITICS IN EAST ASIA | ROUTLEDGE | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: One important way to transform food systems for human and planetary health would be to reduce the production and consumption of animals for food. The over-production and over-consumption of meat and dairy products is resource-intensive, energy-dense and creates public health and food equity risks, including the creation of superbugs and antimicrobial resistance, contamination and pollution of land and waterways, and injustice to animals and humans who work in the sector. Yet the continuing and expanding use of animals is entrenched in food systems. One policy response frequently suggested by parties from all sectors (industry, government and civil society) is voluntary or mandato..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council Discovery Project


Funding Acknowledgements

The research reported in this paper was funded byAustralian Research Council Discovery Project Grant P150102168 "Regulating food labels: The case of free range food products in Australia." For a summary and list of outputs see https://fvas.unimelb.edu.au/research/projects/regulating-food-labels-the-case-of-free-range-food-products-in-australia/about.