Mark Nord

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Sociologist in the Food Assistance branch of the Economic Research Service at the US Department of Agriculture

 

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For 30 years, food prices have been declining worldwide, so much that, in western countries, obesity has become a major problem.

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For 30 years, food prices have been declining worldwide, so much that, in western countries, obesity has become a major problem.

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