In May 2021, the STOP Project was featured in Barilla Foundation’s latest publication Europe and Food. Ensuring environmental, health and social benefits for the global transition. The report is focused on assessing food systems across EU Member States and the United Kingdom and recognises that to improve European food systems, a holistic and multi-stakeholder approach to health needs to be adopted.
As the primary focus of STOP is on the cumulative impacts of multiple and synergistic exposures in vulnerable and socially disadvantaged children and their families, as well as the role of obesogenic environments as a driver of childhood obesity, Dr Hannah Brinsden and Margot Neveux (WP11) were invited to contribute to the report. To change the trends of childhood obesity across Europe comprehensive action, using a wide range of innovative and novel approaches, will be needed. The STOP Project aims to provide unique and much needed evidence and resources to help governments and other stakeholders address childhood obesity at a European, national, and local level. Read the full article here.