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Ethics

Ethics

Is Public Trust in Nutrition Science Eroding?
Ethics

Is Public Trust in Nutrition Science Eroding?

Articles Resource Center Is Public Trust in Nutrition Science Eroding? The perception among many researchers is that public trust in nutrition science is eroding. This insight contrasts with the view that public trust in science is a broad activity that has remained seemingly stable for almost 50 years and remains strong today. The loss of public confidence is likely a consequence of multiple factors, including: The growing complexity of modern science. The perception that experts are continuously changing assessments of available evidence. The repeated failures to uphold professional standards leading to a drop in scientific rigour. The growing polarisation of social and policy sectors in which science plays a prominent role. The democratisation of information w...
Reinventing Food for Humanity
Ethics

Reinventing Food for Humanity

Articles Resource Center Reinventing Food for Humanity Over the years international nutrition activists have increasingly acknowledged access to adequate food, health, and nutritional care as essential human rights embedded in international human rights laws. The right to adequate food was first recognised as a fundamental human right in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948, which states that: “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and wellbeing of himself and of his family, including access to food…”.This right eventually became legally binding, making it possible to define access to sufficient nutritional care as a basic human right. The respect for human dignity is understood as the right of a person to be treated ethically and to ...