Combined sustainability labelling systems more effective than single labels

“Sustainability labels and classifications, such as organic, fair trade and animal welfare, can have a positive impact on consumer acceptance and can raise awareness, but they are yet to actually drive more sustainable consumer behaviour, according to a literature review published by Wageningen University & Research and commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality.” To learn more about the results of this literature review, go to:

https://WWW.FOODNAVIGATOR.COM/ARTICLE/2022/02/04/COMBINED-SUSTAINABILITY-LABELLING-SYSTEMS-MORE-EFFECTIVE-THAN-SINGLE-LABELS

In 1987, the United Nations Brundtland Commission defined sustainability as “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”

Published by greengrass50

My name is Christine McCullum-Gomez, PhD, RDN. I am a registered dietitian nutritionist with expertise in environmental nutrition, food and nutrition policy, food and nutrition security, food justice, chronic disease prevention, regenerative & organic agriculture, and sustainable healthy dietary patterns. Currently, I serve on the Editorial Review Board and as a Column Editor for the Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition. I live in Bogota, Colombia with my husband, two teenagers (boy-girl twins), and our dog Honey. My website is: www.sustainablerdn.com. You can follow me on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/cmccullumgomez/

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