The Importance of Food Policy Councils

Copyright: Ernährungsrat Frankfurt

Olivier De Schutter, (former UN special rapporteur on the right to food, and co-chair of the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems) presented at the Frankfurt Congress on Food Councils in late November 2018. De Shutter discussed the importance of food policy councils and recognized how food policy councils in North America have influenced and inspired the growth of food councils in Europe.

Here is what he has to say:

Lori Stahlbrand (Health Policy Specialist responsible for the TFPC) also presented on the Toronto Food Policy Council at the Frankfurt Congress on Food Councils. There are more than 30 food councils in the German-speaking parts of Europe, all interested in the TFPC model.