Archive for October, 2011

Happy Belated Food Day!

(Almost) just in time for the start of this new blog, yesterday was the first ever Food Day, and New York City made the most of it, creating a new website called NYC Food (http://www.nyc.gov/html/nycfood/html/home/home.shtml). This new website is part of the larger campaign that has taken place in the city over the past few years, led by Mayor Bloomberg, and this new website goes into depth discussing this campaign:

Under Mayor Bloomberg, New York City has been a leader in implementing policies like calorie labeling and the transfat ban, in order to help make healthful eating easier for everyone. These efforts are part of a broader food policy, aimed at promoting healthy food, promoting food security, and improving the sustainability of our food system. (via NYCFood) Continue reading