Can Negative Warnings On Junk Food Packaging Deter Consumers?

Can Negative Warnings On Junk Food Packaging Deter Consumers?

Can Negative Warnings On Junk Food Packaging Deter Consumers? New research by the University of Melbourne and Cancer Council Victoria, published in NeuroImage: Clinical in 2018 suggested that graphic warnings on junk food packaging would prove an effective deterrent to consumers when deciding what to eat by making people consider the health implications of their choices. But is…

The Unintended Consequences of the Green Revolution and How to Avoid a Repeat

The Unintended Consequences of the Green Revolution and How to Avoid a Repeat

The Unintended Consequences of the Green Revolution and How to Avoid a Repeat About fifty years ago, geneticist Norman Borlaug developed high-yield, disease-resistant dwarf wheat that could grow better than any other wheat. This boosted global agricultural production and they called it the Green Revolution. This wheat adopted by farming communities around the globe, plus…