Working to find actionable solutions to the nation's key challenges.

Historically, farm and agriculture policies were, at most, tangentially influenced by considerations of diet, nutrition and health. This has begun to change.

Growing awareness of the costs and impacts of high rates of obesity and chronic disease in America are prompting a broader look at our entire food supply chain and at the policies and programs that, along with consumer preference, determine what foods appear on grocery store shelves and, ultimately, on our plates.

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Read the full report: Lots to Lose: How America’s Health and Obesity Crisis Threatens our Economic Future