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September 26th, 2019 / AllAfrica

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s Director-General Qu Dongyu has called for the food industry to do more to support healthy foods, and to reduce food loss and waste throughout the cycle of food systems from farm to fork.

“Nutrition should not be an ends in itself, but rather a means to a healthy, happy life,” Qu said.

The FAO chief made the remarks on Tuesday at the Fixing the Business of Food: The Food Industry and the SDG Challenge event organized by the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, and the Santa Chiara Lab – University of Siena on the margins of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly. Read more …