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TRANSforming the food supply  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/nutrition/gras-trans-fats/tf-ge/tf-gt_rep-rap_e.html
The final report of the Trans Fat Task Force, with recommendations and strategies on how "to effectively eliminate or reduce processed trans fats in Canadian foods to the lowest level possible." (See Details)
Published: 2007
There is a public health crisis—it’s not fat on the body but fat in the mind and the fat of profits   
http://ije.oxfordjournals.org/content/35/1/67.full

The author of Fat is a Feminist Issue argues that the way obesity is being framed as a “crisis” or “epidemic” is stigmatizing overweight people and adding dangerously to disordered eating, which itself is a serious public health emergency. 

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Published: 2005
The perils of ignoring history: Big Tobacco played dirty and millions died. How similar is Big Food?  
http://www.yaleruddcenter.org/resources/upload/docs/what/industry/Foodtobacco.pdf

Compares how both the tobacco and food industries influence public opinion, legislation and regulation, litigation, and the conduct of science. Argues for better standards that are not regulated by the food industry itself.

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Published: 2009
The fat of the land: do agricultural subsidies foster poor health?  
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1247588/

Discusses the possible effects of farm subsidies on unhealthy food produced in the U.S. and argues for more subsidies for fruit and vegetable growers to encourage healthier eating.

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Published: 2004
There is a public health crisis – it’s not fat on the body but fat in the mind and the fat of profits   
http://ije.oxfordjournals.org/content/35/1/67.full

The author of Fat is a Feminist Issue argues that the way obesity is being framed as a crisis or an epidemic is stigmatizing overweight people and adding dangerously to disordered eating, which is itself a serious public health emergency.

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Published: February 2006
Food for profit: learning at the supermarket  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1987_Healthsharing_Vol_8_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article shows how to turn the supermarket into a classroom. Introduces the supermarket tour, a tool to help consumers understand the global food system while walking through a supermarket. 

 

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Published: 1987
“Recipes for hunger: Saskatchewan women speak about food insecurity”, a webinar for organizations across Canada  
http://www.pwhce.ca/news_webinarFeb.htm

Explores in a webinar format how policies & initiatives aimed to address food security (right to food) influence women’s health in urban, rural and remote locations in Saskatchewan. Reports on research by Prairie Women’s Health Centre of Excellence researcher Yvonne Hanson, entitled “Gender Lens on Food Insecurity: Comparative Case Studies on Women’s Health in Urban, Rural and Remote Locations in Saskatchewan”. (54 minutes)

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Published: February 2011
Recipes for food insecurity: women’s stories from Saskatchewan  
http://www.pwhce.ca/recipesFoodInsecurity.html

Explores how food insecurity, policies and programs affect women's health and well-being. Finds that low income is the most significant risk factor for food insecurity for women and Aboriginal off reserve households are most likely to experience food insecurity.

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Published: 2011
Food insecurity and obesity: understanding the connections  
http://frac.org/pdf/frac_brief_understanding_the_connections.pdf

Discusses research that shows there is a higher risk of overweight/obesity among food insecure women than among food insecure men.

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Published: 2011
The perils of ignoring history: Big Tobacco played dirty and millions died. How similar is Big Food?  
http://www.milbank.org/870110.html

Compares how both the tobacco and food industries influence public opinion, legislation and regulation, litigation, and the conduct of science. Argues for better standards that are not regulated by the food industry itself.

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Published: 2009