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Squandering Australia's food security-The environmental and economic costs of our unhealthy diet and the policy Path We're On

Turner, Graham Mark; Larsen, Kirsten; Candy, Seona; Ogilvy, Sue; Ananthapavan, Jaithri; Moodie, Marjory; James, Sarah; Friel, Sharon; Ryan, Chris; Lawrence, Mark

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While historically Australia has been a major exporter of food commodities and is generally considered to be "food secure", our inter-disciplinary modelling of Australia's food system and contemporary diet demonstrates that Australia is likely to become a net importer of key nutritious foods such as nuts and dairy if it continues along its current policy path. Furthermore, this occurs in the context of accelerating international debt, complete dependence on imported oil and declines in Gross...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018-09-10
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/229988
Source: Journal of Cleaner Production
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.07.072

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