Advertising Standards Authority still failing to protect children - 'Through the Looking Glass' report published, examining the topsy turvy world of the regulations that are supposed to (but don’t) protect children from online marketing of junk food.
Proposed curriculum not yet cooked to perfection - Children's Food Campaign responds to the publication of the new draft National Curriculum and cooking and food education's place within it.
Nutrition trends continue to go the wrong way, especially among lower income households - Children’s Food Campaign's response to publication of the Defra Family Food Report
Academies do not have to apply the standards which safeguard school food. There is a real danger of poor quality food creeping back on the menu and junk-food vending machines edging their way back onto school grounds. Help us put pressure on the Government to ensure every child has access to nutritious food at school. The government is now reviewing school food and everything is on the table … including the future of the standards.
Good news: the new draft National Curriculum, published earlier this year, places cooking and food education in a prominent position within the Design and Technology syllabus, and makes it a compulsory subject for all 7-14 year old to study. But the decision is not yet signed and sealed. We encouraged people to submit responses to the Department for Education's consultation on the curriculum, to show support for – and suggest ways of strengthening – what would be a great stride forward in equipping young people with the knowledge and skills to make healthier food choices.
Chuck Junk off the Checkouts!
Angry at how unhealthy snacks and treats continue to be placed to tempt you and your children at the supermarket checkout and queuing areas? Join the call to get the junk off the checkouts once and for all.
Stop companies marketing junk food to children online
A new report released by the Children's Food Campaign and the British Heart Foundation (BHF) reveals the manipulative tactics junk food manufacturers use to hook children while they play online and entice them to eat foods loaded with fat, salt and sugar.
The Children’s Food Campaign wants to improve young people’s health and well-being through:
We believe that these ideas will help to solve the current crisis in children’s diets. Find out more
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Tel: 020 7837 1228