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It’s time to vote in London’s first ever Urban Food Awards! - From 12 Septeber - 31 October, Londoners have the chance to help crown the capital’s best good food small enterprises.

Edible Gardens Open Day - On 20th September 2014, over 100 of the UK’s community food-growing gardens will be opening their gates to the public.

Extending the free school meal revolution - CFC welcomes LibDem pledge to extend free school meals to all primary school children

Jeremy Hunt’s plans for hospital food woefully inadequate - Ex-member of the government’s Hospital Food Panel denounces Jeremy Hunt’s plans for hospital food as woefully inadequate.

ISS Education pledge to ensure a future full of fish - ISS Education have become the latest caterer to sign the Sustainable Fish City pledge – committing to a series of steps which will ensure all the fish they serve to thousands of school and college pupils is sustainably sourced, and therefore helps to protect our precious marine ecosystems.

Belfast achieves its first Sustainable Fish Star - Belfast have achieved their first Sustainable Fish City star, for gathering pledges from six iconic local restaurants and holding a fish tasting event for Belfast residents. The Campaign is run by Belfast Food Network, and Belfast is only the third city to be awarded a star.

Near wild leaven - The ninth month of the year is when the Real Bread Campaign goes on a mission to help everyone discover that: life’s sweeter with sourdough!

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

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