Digesting the Message about Contaminants and Country Foods in the Canadian North : A Review and Recommendations for Future Research and Action

@inproceedings{Furgal2005DigestingTM,
  title={Digesting the Message about Contaminants and Country Foods in the Canadian North : A Review and Recommendations for Future Research and Action},
  author={Christopher M. Furgal and Sian Powell and Hillary Myers},
  year={2005}
}
Communicating the risks of environmental contaminants in the food chain to northern Aboriginal peoples poses significant challenges for communities at risk and environment and health professionals alike. Reported results of poor risk communication practice on this issue include increased fear and confusion in northern communities, changes in the dietary behaviour and traditional lifestyles of their residents, and associated impacts on their society, economy, and health. A review of past… CONTINUE READING

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