1) Colleagues, you are probably aware of the international consternation around the United States' delegation to the United Nations threatening other countries over a resolution regarding the promotion of baby formula. It was a brief opportunity for the history of food and nutrition to take center stage. Here are two noteworthy contributions, one on the history of infant feeding in the US, the other that explains how formula fits into the world of policy and the Codex Alimentarius.
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My name is Anastasia Day, and I am the current president of the Graduate Association of Food Studies. I am writing to inform you about our upcoming conference and invite graduate students to submit papers. If you could forward this to your graduate student community, it would be much appreciated. Below you will find an abbreviated Call for Papers; please feel free to distribute as widely as you wish.