Americans are better informed than ever about food. They’re also sorely misinformed. It’s almost a parallel universe to what the public is experiencing with real and “fake” news. More importantly, according to findings from the International Food Information Council Foundation (IFIC)’s 12th Annual Food and Health Survey, America’s nutritional literacy is sorely lacking — and the nation’s health may be suffering as a result.
And although Atkins does quote several analysts and trots out dire statistics to make his case, this call to alarm could be called a bit of a stretch, somewhat akin to the sensational headlines last year indicating a looming chocolate shortage.
Environmental advocacy group Greenpeace has suspended its campaign against palm oil supplier IOI Group after the Malaysian firm announced a commitment to address deforestation and exploitation in its supply chain.