Entry open for London’s first ever Urban Food Awards - As part of the Urban Food Routes initiative, citizens of our fair city are being offered the chance to help crown the capital’s best good food enterprises.
Why we need a new recipe for farming, wildlife, food and public health - Ten UK food, farming, conservation and academic organisations collaborate to challenge the current and future governments to fix our broken food system, aiming to start a conversation that affects us all.
Irresponsible use of antibiotics in livestock farming is killing people and must stop - Just under half of all antibiotics used in the UK are given to farm animals for treating or preventing the diseases caused by intensive farming. PM David Cameron must include farm use of antibiotics in his review of the antibiotic resistance crisis.
Plenty of fizz, but still waiting for the bang on sugar reduction - Children’s Food Campaign’s response to the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition draft report and Public Health England sugar reduction paper
London's Borough Market sends surplus food for use by a local charity - A new food waste initiative is operating out of Borough Market, sending unsold bread, fruit and veg to the local Dragon Café, to be served up to disadvantaged and vulnerable local people.
Conservation groups celebrate sustainable fish in new School Food Standards - Marine conservation groups celebrate promotion of sustainable fish, and exclusion of endangered species, in new School Food Standards launched today
A good day for school food, but will be even better when standards mandatory for all schools - Children’s Food Campaign’s response to the publication of the new revised school food standards
London Councils urged to end cage cruelty - 15 London councils have received Good Egg Awards for ethical egg-buying policies, leaving 18 still serving thousands of meals every day likely to contain eggs produced by hens kept in cruel caged conditions.
UK shoppers at risk of a Great British Fake Off? - Today, the Real Bread Campaign renewed its demand for an Honest Crust Act to protect shoppers from the risk of being misled when they buy a loaf, one of the most important staple foods in the British diet.
UK towns and cities challenged to champion sustainable fish - 12 UK towns and cities are competing to become the UK's first Sustainable Fish City, where people, businesses and organisations buy, serve and promote only sustainable fish
Tesco chucks junk off the checkouts - The high-street supermarket Tesco has today announced, following new customer research, that it will remove sweets and chocolates from checkouts across its full range of stores.
Planning sustainable cities for community food growing - Integrating community food growing into planning is ‘essential’ for building healthy communities, says new report.
Cameron’s government in chaos over hospital food - Campaign for Better Hospital Food co-ordinator Alex Jackson resigns from the Hospital Food Standards Panel in protest against the government’s plans for public sector food.
New study presents compelling case for GPs to put food growing ‘on prescription’ - Community food growing can improve fitness and healthy eating, alleviate symptoms of mental illness, and help cancer sufferers cope with treatment. The study's authors want health professionals to put community food growing ‘on prescription’.
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