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Cardiff celebrates World Fisheries Day with pledge to serve millions of sustainable fish meals - Cardiff’s largest caterers, together serving over three million meals per year have pledged to serve only demonstrably sustainable fish. The announcement came on World Fisheries Day, as part of Cardiff’s bid to become a Sustainable Fish City.

Sustain response to Local welfare provision consultation - We are particularly concerned that any reduction in this funding will lead to further increases in an already escalating food poverty crisis.

Senior medical figures join call for farm antibiotic reduction targets for first time - 'New targets must be set and met in both medicine and agriculture' say Royal Colleges in a letter in The Times today to coincide with European Antibiotics Awareness Day.

Berkeley, California, to introduce a sugary drinks duty - British campaigners celebrate first US city to pass a tax on sugary drinks

Sustain’s response to the consultation on Good Food Nation Scotland - We welcome this document’s vision, with its broader acceptance of the wider impact of the food system incorporating social, health and environmental concerns. However, there is a lack of recognition of the challenges and tensions in balancing this broader agenda with economic growth.

Children's Food Campaign wins award - CFC received a special award from the Dietitians for Obesity Management (part of the BDA) for joint junk free checkouts campaign.

Rosie Boycott calls on London boroughs to do more to support breastfeeding - Rosie Boycott, journalist and chair of the London Food Board , well known for having founded feminist magazine Spare Rib, has joined with food campaign group London Food Link and the UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative in calling on London councils to do more to support new mums and increase the prevalence of breastfeeding in the capital.

Better Health for London - Children's Food Campaign supports the London Health Commission's recommendations on planning restrictions and other measures to tackle the obesogenic environment