Symposium Session: Who Feeds America? An Examination of the Condition of the Food Labor System
Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 4070, 8000, 8018, 8070; Level 2
Who grows our food? How are they treated? These are growing concerns among consumers today. This session will explore the latest headlines on injustices in the food system, and offer RDs information on how to support equity in today’s food landscape.
After attending this session, nutrition professionals should be able to:
- Identify at least three current concerns regarding food justice in our food supply.
- List foods that may be traced to unfair food labor practices.
- Assimilate knowledge on current fair trade practices that help provide better justice in our food system.
- Develop criteria for guiding clients towards accurate knowledge on fair labor practices in the food system.
Sharon Palmer, RDN
Editor for Environmental Nutrition and nutrition editor for Today's Dietitian magazine based in Los Angeles, CA. Author of The Plant-Powered Diet and Plant-Powered for Life.
- 1.00 CDR