Food Policy Journal WatchSelect articles from food policy-focused peer-reviewed journals from our monthly newsletter
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Dixon J, Omwega AM, Friel S, Burns C, Donati K, Carlisle R. The health equity dimensions of urban food systems. J Urban Health. 2007;84(3 Suppl):i118-29.
Farley TA, Van Wye G. Reversing the obesity epidemic: the importance of policy and policy research. Am J Prev Med. 2012;43(3 Suppl 2):S93-4.
Freudenberg N, McDonough J, Tsui E. Can a food justice movement improve nutrition and health? A case study of the emerging food movement in New York City. J Urban Health. 2011;88(4):623-36.
Gardner CD, Whitsel LP, Thorndike AN, Marrow MW, Otten JJ, Foster GD, Carson JA, Johnson RK. Food-and-beverage environment and procurement policies for healthier work environments. Nutr Rev. 2014;72(6):390-410.
Gostin LO. Bloomberg’s Health Legacy: urban innovator or meddling nanny? Hastings Cent Rep. 2013;43 (5):19-25.
Jara E, Ozer EJ, Seyer-Ochi I. A case study of middle school food policy andpersisting barriers to healthful eating. Ecol Food Nutr. 2014;53(3):333-46.
Karpyn A, Young C, Weiss S. Reestablishing healthy food retail: changing the landscape of food deserts. Child Obes. 2012;8(1):28-30
Lederer A, Curtis CJ, Silver LD, Angell SY. Toward a healthier city: nutrition standards for New York City government. Am J Prev Med. 2014;46(4):423-8.
Lobstein T. Food policies: a threat to health? Proc Nutr Soc. 2002;61(4):579-85.
Loureiro MI, Freudenberg N. Engaging municipalities in community capacity building for childhood obesity control in urban settings. Fam Pract. 2012;29 Suppl 1:i24-30.
Perlman SE, Nonas C, Lindstrom LL, Choe-Castillo J, McKie H, Alberti PM. A menu for health: changes to New York City school food, 2001 to 2011. J Sch Health. 2012;82(10):484-91.
Popkin BM, Adair LS, Ng SW. Global nutrition transition and the pandemic of obesity in developing countries. Nutr Rev. 2012;70(1):3-21.
Ruel MT, Garrett JL, Hawkes C, Cohen MJ. The food, fuel, and financial crises affect the urban and rural poor disproportionately: a review of the evidence. J Nutr. 2010;140(1):170S-6S
Schram A, Labonté R, Sanders D. Urbanization and international trade and investment policies as determinants of noncommunicable diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2013;56(3):281-301
Townshend T, Lake AA. Obesogenic urban form: theory, policy and practice. Health Place. 2009;15(4): 909-16.
Traill WB, Perez-Cueto FJ, Shankar B, Brambila-Macias J, et al. EATWELL project: approaching European healthy eating policies from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Nutr Hosp. 2010; 25(5):867-8.
Ulmer VM, Rathert AR, Rose D. Understanding policy enactment: the New Orleans Fresh Food Retailer Initiative. Am J Prev Med. 2012;43(3 Suppl 2):S116-22.