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What's wrong with ultra-processed foods?
Are you concerned about the nutritional quality of processed foods? Like to learn more about how governments and the corporations that produce these foods are responding to these health concerns?

Join the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Melbourne for an insightful conversation with Associate Professor Gyorgy Scrinis, food politics and policy expert in the School of Agriculture and Food.

Hear about:
- The concept of ultra-processed foods and the average quantity of these foods we consume
- The latest research into the dietary and health impacts of ultra-processed foods in Australia and globally
- The food corporations that produce, distribute and market ultra-processed foods
- The regulation of ultra-processed to better protect public health

The conversation will be facilitated by Dr Jennifer Henry, alum of the School of Agriculture and Food (BAgr(Hons), PhD), with the opportunity for questions from the audience.

Aug 18, 2020 01:30 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Associate Professor Gyorgy Scrinis
Food Politics and Policy @School of Agriculture and Food
Associate Professor Scrinis’ research examines the politics, policy sociology and philosophy of food and nutrition, with a focus on the topics of nutrition science, dietary advice, processed foods, functional foods, food labelling, animal welfare regulations, the power and role of transnational food corporations, alternative proteins and new technologies of production.