publication . Article . Other literature type . 2013

Sustainable food consumption: an overview of contemporary issues and policies

Reisch, L.; Eberle, U.; Sylvia Lorek;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2013 Journal: Sustainability: Science (issn: 1548-7733, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Abstract
Contemporary food production and consumption cannot be regarded as sustainable and raises problems with its wide scope involving diverse actors. Moreover, in the face of demographic change and a growing global population, sustainability problems arising from food systems will likely become more serious in the future. For example, agricultural production must deal with the impacts of climate change, increasingly challenging land-use conflicts, and rising health and social costs on both individual and societal levels. The unsustainability of current arrangements arises from the industrialization and globalization of agriculture and food processing, the shift of co...
Subjects
free text keywords: food selection, food processing, food consumption, environmental impact, public policy, public health, Social sciences (General), H1-99, Food security, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Food systems, Demographic change, Economics, Sustainable agriculture, Environmental impact assessment
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2013

Sustainable food consumption: an overview of contemporary issues and policies

Reisch, L.; Eberle, U.; Sylvia Lorek;