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USDA Grants $149,074 to Study Food Shopping Patterns with GPS

Posted By yihan On July 18, 2013 @ 12:18 pm In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled

Eric Scheiner
CNSNews.com [1]
July 18, 2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded a $149,074 grant to study food shopping patterns that may form the basis of future shopping “interventions.”

The USDA award [2] went to the University of Kentucky in April for the study titled, “Adolescent and Parent Food Activity Patterns as Drivers of Food Choice and Behaviors.”

According to the grant abstract, “There is limited research understanding how adolescents and their parents move within their daily lives which may influence their food choices and ultimately diet behavior.”

The project will examine the influences on food shopping patterns, or as the proposal put it: “The overall goal of the proposed project is to examine the drivers of food shopping patterns, behaviors and food purchasing choices within the food activity space among adolescents and their parents.”

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[1] CNSNews.com: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/usda-grants-149074-study-food-shopping-patterns-gps

[2]  USDA award: http://www.csrees.usda.gov/newsroom/news/2013news/04021_obesity.html

[3] Danger of a junk food diet for children: Study reveals toddlers who eat more chips, crisps, biscuits and pizza have lower IQ: http://www.prisonplanet.com/danger-of-a-junk-food-diet-for-children-study-reveals-toddlers-who-eat-more-chips-crisps-biscuits-and-pizza-have-lower-iq.html

[4] U.S. Food-Stamp Use Reaches Record 45.8 Million, USDA Says: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-food-stamp-use-reaches-record-45-8-million-usda-says.html

[5] The food industry, like Big Pharma, controls the FDA and USDA: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-food-industry-like-big-pharma-controls-the-fda-and-usda.html

[6] People who eat processed junk food are angry, irritable, say scientists: http://www.prisonplanet.com/people-who-eat-processed-junk-food-are-angry-irritable-say-scientists.html

[7] Food safety false flag? USDA waited for people to die before recalling ground turkey it knew was contaminated: http://www.prisonplanet.com/food-safety-false-flag-usda-waited-for-people-to-die-before-recalling-ground-turkey-it-knew-was-contaminated.html

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