Event starts on September 18, 2017 6:00 pm
September 18, 2017 6:00 pm September 18, 2017 7:30 pm America/New_York A Short History of Food and Humans

To connect the dots between the food system, public health, and health policy, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health’s Mark Bittman, former New York Times columnist and bestselling author, is hosting a weekly lecture series on the food justice movement. With an eye on the policies that promote healthy populations, guest speakers—food experts, labor advocates, scientists, members of the government, and journalists—will explore the impact of health disparities, nutrition, worker rights, and climate change on our food supply. On September 18th, Ricardo Salvador, PhD, director and senior scientist for the Food and Environment Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, will provide a short history of food and humans. Space is limited; RSVP online at https://goo.gl/4G4TUc

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To connect the dots between the food system, public health, and health policy, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health’s Mark Bittman, former New York Times columnist and bestselling author, is hosting a weekly lecture series on the food justice movement. With an eye on the policies that promote healthy populations, guest speakers—food experts, labor advocates, scientists, members of the government, and journalists—will explore the impact of health disparities, nutrition, worker rights, and climate change on our food supply. On September 18th, Ricardo Salvador, PhD, director and senior scientist for the Food and Environment Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, will provide a short history of food and humans. Space is limited; RSVP online at https://goo.gl/4G4TUc

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Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

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Open

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https://www.mailman.columbia.edu/public-health-now/events/seminars-conferences/food-public-health-and-social-justice
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Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

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