Timeline of malnutrition
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|Time period||Development summary||More details|
|1921||Overnutrition||"The first fast-food hamburger chain, White Castle, was founded in Wichita, Kansas".|
|1946||Freedom from Hunger|
|1955||Overnutrition||"Ray Kroc founded the first McDonald’s in Des Plaines, Illinois and would go on to become the most influential fast-food pioneer in history. By 1958, Kroc had sold his 100 millionth hamburger."|
|1961||World Food Programme|
|1967||Overnutrition||"High fructose corn syrup was first introduced by The Food and Drug Administration and appeared in fast food. This new substance was primarily used in soft drinks and to sweeten processed food items."|
|1969||"A White House Conference on Food, Nutrition, and Health was organized by President Richard Nixon to draw attention to widespread malnutrition and the nutritional problems of Americans. The conference goal was to compose a national nutrition policy and determine how to make it effective."|
|1973||"The Food and Drug Administration created the first regulations that required the nutrition labeling of foods. These regulations made any foods that were advertised or labeled based on their nutritional value to provide full nutrition facts."|
|1974||World Food Council|
|1974||Universal Declaration on the Eradication of Hunger and Malnutrition||Italy (Rome)|
|1977||Organization||The Hunger Project|
|1979||Organization||Action Against Hunger|
|1982||Overnutrition||Organization||The Obesity Society|
|1985||Project Open Hand|
|1989||Overnutrition||"Wendy’s first introduced their $0.99 Super Value Menu, which consisted of several popular items for a bargain. "|
|1990||"There were 795 million undernourished people in the world in 2014, a decrease of 216 million since 1990"|
|1992||Food Donation Connection|
|2000||Overnutrition||National Obesity Forum|
|2002||Overnutrition||"A group of overweight children sued the McDonald’s Corporation for obesity related health problems because of their consumption of McDonald’s products. The children wanted more accessible nutritional labeling of products and appropriate funding for programs to educate consumers about the risks of fast food. "|
|2002||The United Nations Special Session on Children sets a goal of the elimination of vitamin A deficiency by 2010.|
|2002||Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition|
|2003||Nutrition and Education International|
|2004||" Morgan Spurlock’s controversial documentary Super Size Me debuted. Spurlock ate a diet consisting of only McDonald’s for 30 days as he explored the fast food industry and major health risks. McDonald’s later took their “Super Size” option off their menu because of the repercussions from the film."|
|2006||Overnutrition||"Wendy’s enhanced the size and names of their drinks to keep up with the demand for soda from their consumers. They changed the name of their 32-ounce soda “biggie” to medium, added large 42-ounce soda, changed medium French fries to small, “biggie” to medium, and “great biggie” to large."|
|2006||Global Hunger Index|
|2007||World Hunger Relief|
|2007||Overnutrition||Organization||National Policy and Legal Analysis Network to Prevent Childhood Obesity||United States|
|2008|| The World Health Organization estimates that globally, half of all cases of undernutrition in children under five are caused by unsafe water, inadequate sanitation or insufficient hygiene.Cite error: Closing
|2011||Overnutrition||EPODE International Network|
|2013||Overnutrition||"Wendy’s enhanced the size and names of their drinks to keep up with the demand for soda from their consumers. They changed the name of their 32-ounce soda “biggie” to medium, added large 42-ounce soda, changed medium French fries to small, “biggie” to medium, and “great biggie” to large."|
|2013||Undernutrition||An estimated 165 million children are estimated to have stunted growth from malnutrition in the year.|
|2014||"There were 795 million undernourished people in the world in 2014, a decrease of 216 million since 1990"|
|2014||Overnutrition||Global Energy Balance Network||United States|
|2014||No Food Waste|
|2017||"The United Nations estimated that there were 821 million undernourished people in the world in 2017"|
|2018||Undernutrition||There were 821 million undernourished people in the world in the year (10.8% of the total population).|
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