In preparation for the first annual Food Day, created by the Center For Science In The Public Interest (CSPI), HuffPost Food showcased the "Terrible 10" and the "Terrific 10." The CSPI selected these aspects of food culture for the large way that they affect society, either for the worse or better.
Throughout the weekend and today, hundreds of events have been planne d across the country to support Food Day''s goals, which are:
Reduce diet-related disease by promoting safe, healthy foods
Support sustainable farms & limit subsidies to big agribusiness
Expand access to food and alleviate hunger
Protect the environment & animals by reforming factory farms
Promote health by curbing junk-food marketing to kids
Support fair conditions for food and farm workers
The events include dinners featuring local foods, crowd-sourced potlucks and forums that discuss the various food issues outlined above. Make sure to check out the event list to see if there are events happening in your area. Or, create your own. Make sure to let us know what you''re doing in the comments.
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