Friday June 5, 2020

Comment: We need to change our relationship with food to prevent future pandemics

From Aids, swine flu and Sars to Covid-19, a pattern of increased animal viral infections is now plain to see. It’s time to take a hard look at the global food chain

1st May, 2020
A vaccine may, and probably will, be found for Covid-19, but the urgent question of how to change what we eat and the way we eat it is more complex issue.

The western world has started talking about road maps to recovery and plans to emerge from lockdown, quarantine and cocooning. Even with the grief and sadness that has surrounded the pandemic, there is genuine hope now that Covid-19 damage may be on the wane, even as we all begin to understand that the virus is not about to disappear anytime soon.

The general public will have a million questions about how and when the lockdown...

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