Month: May 2021

An Australian deal: assessing the implications for UK food standards

28 May 2021 / IKnowFood

A free-trade agreement with Australia provides the first big test of just how serious the Government is about protecting the UK’s food standards. A new comment piece by IKnowFood Supply Chain Research Theme Co-Lead Tony Heron, Professor of International Politics at the University of York and Fiona Smith, Professor in International Economic Law, University of […]

New paper modelling the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on societal transitions in the food system

24 May 2021 / IKnowFood

A new co-authored paper by IKnowFood Principal Investigator Prof Bob Doherty models the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on societal transitions in the food system. The paper provides especially valuable insights on how a critical event of long duratin, such as Covid-19 can affect ongoing transition pathways. Arguing that available and future evidence on the impact […]