Food Systems, Agriculture, and Climate Change

A Workshop on Food Access at Dollar Stores

A Workshop on Food Access at Dollar Stores

The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University will host a Workshop on Food Access at Dollar Stores (FADS) and its Implications for Public Health on June 3rd and 4th, 2022.
Transforming Our Climate Strategy

Transforming Our Climate Strategy

We need to think bigger about combating climate change, says new report by UN panel that includes Feinstein Center researcher
Call for Applications: IMMANA Fellowships

Call for Applications: IMMANA Fellowships

The Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition at Tufts University and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine are pleased to announce a new round of one-year Fellowships for emerging leaders in agriculture, nutrition, and health research, co-funded with UK Aid from the UK government through the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, through their programme on Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions (IMMANA) det
Coffee and the Effects of Climate Change

Coffee and the Effects of Climate Change

A collaborative study looks at how changing climate conditions might be affecting the taste, aroma, and overall quality of coffee
Tufts Receives $10 Million Grant to Help Develop Cultivated Meat

Tufts Receives $10 Million Grant to Help Develop Cultivated Meat

Led by David Kaplan, the multi-disciplinary effort will drive efforts to produce an alternative source of sustainable protein
Student Profile: Norma Rachaunda Toussaint

Student Profile: Norma Rachaunda Toussaint

As someone whose parents immigrated from Haiti and worked hard to make a better life in America, an understanding of the hardships impoverished people face was instilled in me at a young age.
Study Assesses Risk that Fruits, Vegetables Sold in U.S. Are Products of Forced Labor

Study Assesses Risk that Fruits, Vegetables Sold in U.S. Are Products of Forced Labor

Findings and limited data serve as “red flag” to increase transparency of food systems
Ultraprocessed Foods Now Comprise 2/3 of Calories in Children and Teen Diets

Ultraprocessed Foods Now Comprise 2/3 of Calories in Children and Teen Diets

New study in JAMA also found kids and teens eat less unprocessed and minimally processed foods
7 Ways to Combat Climate Change

7 Ways to Combat Climate Change

Story by Taylor McNeil at Tufts Now Rising temperatures, fires raging out of control in the American West and Europe, increasingly fierce storms: they are all consequences of climate change induced by human consumption of fossil fuels, according to the latest report from the United Nations, written by scientists from around the world.
ASN 2021 - Nutrition Online

ASN 2021 - Nutrition Online

This year's ASN meeting is all-virtual, but there are plenty of opportunities to participate in live events throughout the week. The Friedman School and the Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (JMHNRCA) are representing Tufts University with panels, posters, and plenty of awards for their outstanding work. We've pulled out some highlights for the week, but remember to check out the full schedule for all sessions and events.