Category: Food, Agriculture
2016 report from the World Bank estimates that by 2050 antimicrobial resistance could kill millions and hurt the global economy more than the recent financial crisis.
2015 study published in Health Affairs that looks at how the diets of people who live in "food deserts" change after a neighborhood supermarket opens.
2016 study published in PNAS that looks at the benefits and drawbacks of alternative approaches to recovering depleted fisheries worldwide.
2016 report from the Congressional Research Service that outlines the key components of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
2015 study in the American Journal of Public Health that looks at how retail prices changed after the city of Berkeley, California implemented a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened
2014 study from a scholar at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy that looks at child health and food policies in developing countries, including Bangladesh, India,
2015 study published in the American Journal of Public Health examines how the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program affects weight, dietary quality and food insecurity for U.S. adults.
2012 study in PNAS on the frequency of wildfires in the American West over the past 3,000 years and the implications for larger wildfires.
2015 study from the U.S. Geological Survey examining trends in pesticide traces found in waterways across the country and effects on aquatic life and human health.
2014 review of recent research papers on a variety of food safety issues affecting U.S. consumers.