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Promoting safe and nutritious food selection, preparation and storage practices.

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Community Food Advisors work in their community to improve and promote safe and healthy food selection, preparation, and storage practices.

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Shining a Light on Municipal Food Environment Policy Work

Shining a Light on Municipal Food Environment Policy Work

Kimiya Karbasy, a Master’s student, and Dr. Lana Vanderlee, a postdoctoral fellow, under Dr. Mary L’AbbĂ©’s at the University of Toronto are developing a tool to help local governments looking to introduce local food policies in their municipality, city or town to make the healthy choice the easier choice for their residents. 
Taking a food systems approach

Taking a food systems approach

Modern food systems are extremely complex. Food systems are context-specific and are shaped by the processes and actors involved in food supply chains at a certain geographic scale, from food production to consumption. Though they are dependent on international trade agreements, food systems are shaped by domestic policies and are regionally defined.