WHO Withdrew Sponsorship Of EAT-Lancet Commission Launch Event Over Concerns Raised By Italian Official

The BMJ: WHO pulls support from initiative promoting global move to plant-based foods
“The World Health Organization pulled out of sponsoring a global initiative promoting healthier and sustainable diets across the world after pressure from an Italian official who raised concerns about the impact of the diet on people’s health and livelihoods. The event — the launch of the EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health in Geneva, Switzerland on 28 March — still went ahead, sponsored by the government of Norway…” (Torjesen, 4/9).