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Origin labelling must include all meat products - In response to the recent government announcement on Country of Origin labelling, Sustain believes it is backtracking on promises to help consumers know where their meat comes from.

Sustain response to dairy farmer crisis - With dairy farmers in the UK under extreme pressure Sustain provide five reasons why we need action to support local sustainable dairy producers in this country

Coca Cola London Eye 'welcome party' - Health campaigners to hand out 500 toothbrushes at their “welcome party” for the Coca Cola London Eye

New report looks to create a buzz in the capital - London should build on its proud history of wildlife conservation and reputation as a surprisingly green city, to create a more colourful city in which both people and pollinators can thrive, according to a new report launched today by Capital Bee.

Children's Food Campaign's response to the Labour Party's new public health strategy -

US/EU trade negotiations threaten food safety and standards – email your MP - The new Transatlantic Trade and Investment partnership (TTIP) is getting greater attention as MPs start an enquiry over fears it could weaken rules to protect food and the environment.

Advertising complaint upheld against Honey Monster Puffs cereal - Children's Food Campaign successfully challenges 'honey goodness' claim and gets Honey Monster website changed.

Sustain response to new Parliamentary Inquiry on Food Poverty and Hunger - Whilst the recognition of the rising problem of food poverty in the UK is welcome, Sustain fears that the recommendations have the wrong emphasis.

Good news on Investment for community based farming - We have been informed that the government has agreed to extend the Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) to small-scale community farms and horticultural activities.

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.