Sustainably Sourced Junk Food? Big Food and the Challenge of Sustainable Diets

  title={Sustainably Sourced Junk Food? Big Food and the Challenge of Sustainable Diets},
  author={Caitlin Scott},
  journal={Global Environmental Politics},
  • Caitlin Scott
  • Published 6 April 2018
  • Economics
  • Global Environmental Politics
Sustainable diets are an increasingly debated policy concept to address many of the environmental, social, and economic issues in the food system. The role of ultraprocessed foods in sustainable diets has received less attention than meat, dairy, and eggs but is deserving of examination given the high environmental impacts and negative health outcomes resulting from consumption of these foods. Big Food companies that make ultraprocessed foods have focused their attention on sustainable sourcing… 

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