Policy Initiatives Concerning Diet, Health and Nutrition
AbstractThe main findings of the paper are based on the OECD survey of policy initiatives in diet, health and nutrition and a review of the relevant literature. Overall survey responses indicate that most efforts focus on two main types of activities: first, increasing information on diet and health to consumers to enable them to make informed food choices and, second, promoting increased consumption of fruit and vegetables, particularly amongst children. The survey results provide information on policy experiences and programmes in OECD countries.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by OECD Publishing in its series OECD Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Papers with number 14.
Date of creation: Jan 2009
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