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Reaction to a low-carbon footprint food logo and other sustainable diet promotions in a UK University’s Student Union ‘Living Lab’
Purpose: Public sector catering outlets have been proposed as ideal places to try new sustainable food choice interventions. We report on promotions conducted as part of a “Living Lab” at the University of Sheffield Students Union during 2019.Methodology: Activities include 1) a survey of dietary habits, attitudes and knowledge of staff and students (n=643). 2) A low environmental impact indicator logo was created and implemented in different ways across four food outlets in the Students Union (some outlets also ...
Environmental Impacts of Food Loss and Waste: Land Degradation
Food waste and loss have a negative impact on the environment through water, land, energy and other natural resources that are used to produce non-consumable products. According to the results of an empirical study, to establish the degree of degradation of land resources as a result of food loss and waste, as well as to identify potential environmental benefits from reducing food loss and waste for agricultural land use. Methods: The authors’ methodological approach for assessing the impact of food loss and waste ...
Children’s dietary habit in food insecure area Madura island Indonesia
Objectives: Food insecurity and malnutrition are still a public health issue, particularly in developing countries. Household food security is a determinant factor of dietary quantity and quality. This study aims to analyse the correlation between household food security and children’s dietary habit in food-insecure areas. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in Bangkalan District, Madura Island, Indonesia and included 89 households with children under five. The Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES) ...
Research on factors affecting consumer decision on purchasing organic agricultural products in Danang, Vietnam
The study analyses the factors that influence consumer decisions on purchasing organic agricultural products in Danang. By synthesizing previous research, the authors establish Ordinal Logistic Regression (OLR) through survey questionnaires for 300 consumers in Danang in March 2019. The empirical model shows that there are eight factors, which have significantly positive impacts on the consumer decisions to purchase organic agricultural products, including: (i) the quality of products; (ii) trademarks, product labels; ...