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How was the EAT-Lancet Commission funded?

The EAT-Lancet Commission and its report were solely funded through the generous support of the Wellcome Trust. The report was independently peer reviewed prior to publication in The Lancet medical journal.

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Statement regarding relationship of WHO and EAT-Lancet following misrepresentation in the media

The Commission has never sought to be, nor been sponsored or endorsed by any intergovernmental agency, such as WHO.

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What is the EAT-Lancet Commission?
Why is this report so important?
What sets this report apart from similar reports?
What is the “planetary health diet”?
Why is this diet good for both my health and the environment?
How does a diet based on global assessments apply to me as an individual? And how strictly do I have to adhere to it?
Why should I decrease my meat consumption?
What does the report mean for the agriculture industry and their employees? Has the Commission considered the economic and social costs linked with the recommendations?
Wouldn’t it be more effective to focus on ways to reduce fossil fuel emissions instead of food?