Use the form below to search the news archive by site section and using keywords
Sustain produces a number of quarterly magazines. Please follow the links below for more information
Sustain’s magazine covers a wide range of current food and farming policy initiatives and developments. More information
The Jellied Eel
London Food Link's magazine for Sustainable Food in London. More information
News items listed in descending date order
Ofcom’s announcement is deeply disappointing. They have caved-in to the powerful food and advertising lobby.
The Children's Food Campaign has complained to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) about Burger King's advertisements for the Double Whopper.
The National Heart Forum and Sustain cautioned MPs that Ofcom proposals could be fatally flawed if they do not deal with brand as well as product advertising.
The Food Poverty Project is changing its name and will now be known as the Food Access Network – UK.
More than 50 organisations have written to Alan Johnson MP to express their disappointment at the Department for Education’s u-turn on its commitment to make practical cookery skills a compulsory part of the school curriculum.
Commenting on the news that Britain is now the most obese country in Europe, Richard Watts of the Children's Food Campaign said..
..we are disappointed that Ofcom have, yet again, made a pig's ear of this consultation by not researching people's views on the option of a 9pm watershed for junk food TV adverts.
For the last year the Due South has been inviting everyone who eats at the restaurant to add an extra pound per head to their bill to support charities that are involved with sustainable food production and distribution
London Food Link have submitted a response to the consultation on the ODAs (Olympic Delivery Authority’s) procurement policy.
The Children's Food Bill coalition has slammed the communications regulator Ofcom for their secrecy over the results of their consultation on junk food advertising aimed at children.
Applications for The Considerate Hotel of the Year Awards 2006 are now being invited and are open to any UK hotel or guesthouse with 6 or more guest bedrooms.
"We welcome Tony Blair's recognition that childhood obesity is now the number one public health issue we face. We know poor diet, promoted by junk food advertising, is a major cause of obesity. The Government's policy to solve the problem by voluntary agreements is doomed to failure - voluntary restrictions have never worked and won't start now. If the Government is serious about tackling childhood obesity, the first step would be to protect children from junk food TV ads before 9pm."
London Food Link help restaurant to source produce from within the tube network, as seen on TV!
Richard Watts, Campaign Coordinator for the Children’s Food Bill said: “Ofcom have folded under enormous pressure from the health and consumer lobby, and under threat of judicial review by the National Heart Forum, and are now consulting on protecting children from junk food TV adverts before the 9pm watershed. Given the scale of problems with childhood obesity we are confident that the case for getting tough on junk food TV adverts is very strong – and we are delighted that Ofcom have now said they will listen to us.”
Campaigners for the Children’s Food Bill today welcomed the Government’s announcement on improving the quality of food in schools.