Food and Health in Europe: A New Basis for Action
WHO Regional Publications, European Series, No 96
WHO Regional Office for Europe
ISBN-13    9789289013635 ISBN-10    928901363X
Order Number    13100096 Format    Package
Price    CHF    100.00 / US$    120.00 Developing countries:    CHF    70.00
English     2004        401   pages
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Countries need a review of the scientific evidence to develop integrated and comprehensive national policies on food and nutrition. This book fills that need, providing a comprehensive, in-depth analysis of the data on nutritional health, food-borne disease, and food safety and public health concerns about the supply and security of food in Europe. Aimed at health professionals, this publication aims to strengthen their capacity as an efficient investment in improving public health in Europe. It highlights the urgent need for integrated, multisectoral food and nutrition policies to encourage the sustainable production of food, safe food production and the provision of food of high nutritional quality.