In response to the alarming rise in obesity across the developed world, a University of Sussex food policy researcher is leading a project to find out how European governments could fight the flab.
Next week (21 September) Dr Erik Millstone will meet senior public health representatives from nine European countries at the University’s Science and Technology Policy Research Unit to launch a cross-national comparative study.
During the next two and a half years the researchers will look at issues such as food labelling, food advertising and food subsidies in the EU and within their own countries and feed the results into the study.
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