Global Health Advocacy Incubator: Facing Two Pandemics Webinar
In November 2020, the Global Health Advocacy Incubator’s (GHAI) hosted a webinar to launch and discuss the findings of a report named “Facing Two Pandemics: How Big Food Undermined Public Health in the Era of COVID-19.” The report showed the strategies and tactics that Big Food utilized to promote their unhealthy products throughout the COVID-19 crisis. Feed the Truth’s Executive Director, Lucy Martinez Sullivan, was invited to be a panelist.
ATNI Covid-19 Multistakeholder Webinar
In November 2020, The Access to Nutrition Initiative (ATNI) hosted a webinar in collaboration with Nutrition Connect to present the results of the second report in the ATNI COVID-19 project series. The report presented findings that depicted if and how food manufacturing companies’ nutrition strategies and approaches have been adapted to the fast-changing COVID-19 realities over the first six months of the pandemic. Feed the Truth’s Executive Director, Lucy Sullivan, was invited to be a panelist.
Signalling Virtue, Promoting Harm – Unhealthy commodity industries and COVID-19
A critical report and exposé that provides analysis of "the strategies adopted by the unhealthy commodity industries during the COVID-19 pandemic to date."
To fix the food system, fix our democracy
An article discussing how people lost their political power and how people from various movements can join together to reclaim democracy.
CounterSpin interview with Ricardo Salvador on the coronavirus food crisis with Janine Jackson
An interview with the Union of Concerned Scientists’ Dr. Ricardo Salvador on the violent and exploitative origin of our food system and how COVID-19 has exacerbated the food crisis.
The Global Syndemic of Obesity, Undernutrition and Climate Change: The Lancet Commission Report
This report shows how the intersecting issues of obesity, undernutrition, and climate change are driven by similar underlying societal drivers. It also maps out how powerful opposition by vested commercial interests and insufficient demand for change by the public and civil society has resulted in policy inertia.
Increasing disparities in unhealthy food advertising targeted to Hispanic and Black youth
Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat
Marion Nestle is an esteemed academic and pioneer researcher who examines scientific and socioeconomic influences on food choice, obesity, and food safety, with an emphasis on the role of food industry influence. One of her most recent books, Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the Science of What We Eat, details how the food industry corrupts scientific research for profit.