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Guest Lecture: Exploring policies to reduce the consumption of meat and dairy and food waste in the EU

The EU has an ambitious climate goal to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. In the agriculture sector, which represents about 10% of total EU greenhouse gas emissions, animal agriculture alone is responsible for at least 6% of all greenhouse gas emissions (this is twice larger than GHG from all airplane travels). The European …

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Forum Meeting: Zoonotic Diseases, Food Systems and the Environment

The online meeting was held on June 9 via Zoom. A recording of the event is available on our YouTube page, as well as down below. We had the pleasure of welcoming Prof. Wayne M. Getz, Department Environmental Science Policy & Management, Rausser College of Natural Resources, University of California at Berkeley, to present a …

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Help Ensure Food Security in Israel During COVID19 – Fundraising Campaign

Friends of the IFSN in the US, Eitan Sasson and Marisa Rosenbaum, have launched a fundraising campaign to support our activities during these troubling times. Israeli food security is under threat due to the ongoing pandemic. The voluntary and activist sector is urgently needed to maintain and advance the public discourse on food security. We …

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Forum Meeting: Nutritional and environmental aspects of fish consumption

Dietary guidelines both in Israel and abroad promote the consumption of fish. However, studies that helped form the current recommendations were largely based on the nutritional profile of wild-caught fish. What are the implications of the mass farming of fish in industrial fisheries? We will examine environmental, nutritional and health aspects of fish consumption. The …

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EAT-Lancet Launch in Israel

The Israeli Forum for Sustainable Nutrition, in collaboration with the EAT-Lancet Commission and the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, organized an event to commemorate the launch of the EAT-Lancet Report, translated to Hebrew, in Israel. The event took place on the 4th of February, 2020, and was attended by leading figures in the fields of …

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