Click on the problem category below if you'd like to see the details on problems of the Canadian food system . These are quick summaries that set the stage for discussion of solutions on the rest of the site.
Antibiotic resistant bacteria
Reduced food quality
Narrowing of the gene pool
Air, water, soil pollution
GHG emissions and energy inefficiency
Inefficiencies: solar, land, water, nutrients and animal metabolism
Loss of rural culture and amenities
Loss of commensality and increased isolation
Low income for food system workers
Labour force maldevelopment
Reliance on exports and imports
The new technologies (artificial intelligence, blockchain, GPS, genetic engineering)
Limitations on urban food production
Failure to protect agricultural land
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Separation of food from education
For more on these problems, see Goal 3, Integrating food into educational processes
Consolidation of decision making
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