3030.0 Examining Food and Water Systems

Monday, November 9, 2009: 8:30 AM
Healthy and sustainable food and water systems have emerged as important foundations that should be closely considered as modern society expands. Views from the global to the community level will be provided along with promising policies that can improve food and water systems and impact public health. Speakers will provide perspectives on trends in imported produce, community food assessments, treatment of emerging water contaminants and a vision for healthful food.
Session Objectives: 1)Describe components of sustainable food systems and policies, programs or partners that can influence healthy and safe food supplies 2)Discuss methods for examining food and water systems and their impact on public health risks 3)Compare policies influencing food systems and consider partners to include in development or implementation of approaches to improve public health and safety

9:10 AM
A Vision for Healthful Food: Expanding the Lens From Nutrients to Food Systems
Sana Chehimi, MPH, Leslie Mikkelsen, MPH, RD and Juliet Sims, RD, MPH
9:30 AM
Water: Better the second time around
Eric G. Handler, MD, MPH, FAAP

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Organized by: Food and Nutrition

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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