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Food

Diet-related disease is linked to eight out of ten leading causes of death worldwide, and obesity is on the rise in many countries. One out of every nine people in the world today is undernourished, and with looming climate changes and growing populations, food insecurity looms as a major global challenge for the future. This section examines the ways in which food policies and systems impact environmental health, equity, and human well-being.

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Coronavirus and America's Food Supply

Swift action to ensure worker safety, robust food inspections, and sustained supply chains should be top U.S. priorities

A Russian Prescription to Reduce Alcohol Use

Sustained changes to alcohol policy in Russia have contributed to big gains in life expectancy

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Pig Pandemics and Other "Epizootic" Threats

COVID-19 is scary, and so are disease outbreaks in animals—they cause great economic devastation and disrupt human lives

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Coronavirus and America's Food Supply

Swift action to ensure worker safety, robust food inspections, and sustained supply chains should be top U.S. priorities

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COVID-19 and America’s Migrant Workforce

Need health care and groceries? Congress should protect the immigrant workforce—even if the Trump Administration won't