Effective from 26th July 2018, our office details will be as follows:
Address: Sustain, The Green House, 244-254 Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9DA.
Telephone number: 0203 5596 777
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Patti Rundall OBE, policy director of Baby Milk Action, gives an eye-witness account of US government bullying tactics to prevent global efforts to protect breastfeeding and restrict misleaing marketing of breastmilk substitutes. It wasn't "fake news", she says - it really happened - "I know, I was there".
Get your local authority to tell us what it is doing to address food poverty!
Academics, public health advocates and food and farming specialists have joined forces to call on the Prime Minister and her Cabinet, formally to recognise public health as a public good in UK agriculture policy.
We Londoners don’t spend our whole lives in the capital, so as a change to our regular ‘Eel Loves… feature, we sent intrepid traveller Clare Gilbert to brave the trains to explore the good food scene of Bohemian Brighton.
Sustain's Children's Food Campaign responds with disappointment to OFSTED’s argument that schools should not be seen as a ‘silver bullet’ to tackling child obesity in the new ‘Obesity, healthy eating and physical activity in primary schools’ report.
Countries wanting to import meat into Europe will now have to abide by EU laws on antibiotics.
On 22 June 2018, an organic sourdough loaf baked by Woodlea Stables was named overall winner in the second annual Scottish Bread Championship.
Sustain member the Gaia Foundation launches new website with all the information you need about ecologically sustainable seed systems.
Natural chef, Ceri Jones speaks to the Eel about her work, food heroes and love of straciatella ice cream.
A farm capable of producing over 1.5 million broiler chickens a year has been granted permission by London’s High Court despite objections.
Mars, Nestlé, Unilever and Danone aim to improve consumer health and the environment through founding the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance.
Seven cities and local authorities are looking to dump junk food adverts or promote healthier ones in an effort to tackle diet related disease in their area. The pledges to act were made by places ranging from Bournemouth & Poole to Glasgow following the Sustainable Food Cities conference, just hours after the launch of the Government’s Obesity Plan. Restricting junk food advertising is one of the headline measures of the Plan, alongside a Government pledge to support local trailblazers taking action to improve children’s health.
Sustainable Fish Cities welcomes the Mayor's commitment to sustainable fish buying in the capital, but has asked for clarity on farmed fish
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) estimate that a third of the world’s ocean’s are overfished whilst fish consumption is at an all time high.
Nourish Scotland (who are part of Sustain) believe that recent government publications on the future of Scottish agriculture give no clear direction for farming after Brexit.
The End Hunger UK coalition have launched a petition today calling on the Prime Minister to fix universal credit.
Research by Eating Better (who are a member of Sustain) shows that supermarket ready meals aren’t catering for the growing numbers of flexitarian and meat conscious customers.
California has passed a state law that will prevent any new local drinks or food taxes for the next 12 years.
On Saturday 7 July, more than 60 bakers, millers and other Real Bread lovers enjoyed twelve hours of baking, clay oven making and chatting at the Real Bread Campaign and Brook Food Processing Equipment’s mini-festival near Taunton.
What's new on The ‘Eel’s radar? Elliot Kett gets us up to date.
New research by The Mirror has shown bottled water from the same source being sold for three times the price under a different label. Read Sustain’s comment on another bottled water con.
Recent moves by the World Health Organisation to encourage breastfeeding across the globe were reportedly blocked by the United States of America. Drawing on decades of research showing that mother’s milk is the healthiest for children the resolution ran into trouble when the US, apparently responding to the financial interests of infant formula manufacturers, objected.
The UK Government has today committed to negotiate with the EU for "a common rule book for all goods including agri-food" - Sustain's chief executive Kath Dalmeny welcomes the aspiration and raises concerns about the detail.
Issue 36 of the Real Bread Campaign supporters’ magazine for July- September 2018 is out now
Children's Food Campaign & Obesity Health Alliance call for tougher restrictions on online advertising after the ASA bans three advertising campaigns by Mondelez/Cadbury, Swizzels Matlow and Cloetta (Chewits).
London Food Link supporters have an opportunity to win an ad slot in the September-December 2018 issue of The ‘Eel, the capital’s good food magazine.
Replying to a parliamentary question prompted by the Real Bread Campaign’s latest loaf labelling crusade, the Minister of State at Defra has rejected any improvement “in the interests of reducing unnecessary regulatory burden”.
Summer’s here so let’s hit the beach! Pack your sun cream / wellies and find where Sally Gurteen says you can do better than unsustainable fish and soggy chips.
To mark the 70th birthday of the NHS, the i newspaper has written a piece on how hospital food has changed over the years. See Sustain's comment.
‘Eel readers may do well at making good food choices in their everyday lives. But what happens when we’re having (possibly alcohol-fuelled) fun in the sun, especially at a music festival, asks Kirsten Foster.
Run by the Mayor of London’s Regeneration team at City Hall to support Londoners who want to create community-based projects and improve their local area, Crowdfund London is offering to top up crowdfunding campaigns.
Benjamin Cullen says ‘velo’ to the new wave of pedal-powered provender peddlers.
There is ever greater awareness of animal agriculture’s impact on the environment, human health and animal welfare, spearheaded by savvy, networked consumers, living under the looming shadow of a projected population of nine billion, says sustainability and social impact consultant Tania Han.
The UK supermarkets have seen major disruptions of late, with the rise and rise of Aldi and Lidl alongside the growth in on-line purchases. The revolution ramped up a notch in May with asurprise move by Sainsbury’s, says Vicki Hird.
‘Eel regular columnist, chef Tom Hunt, shares why we should be seeing seasonal strawberries and local loganberries.
With the introduction of the Government’s Soft Drinks Industry Levy – commonly known as the Sugary Drinks Tax – this report reflects on the campaign and coalition of charities and champions that made it happen.
The surplus reduction guide to help small bakeries save dough.
How well are the UK’s top contract caterers supporting ocean conservation through their sustainable fish buying policies and practices?
Read the review of Sustain’s activities and achievements for this financial year.
The Good Food for London report measures progress and encourages London councils to take action on good food. It measures action on 11 different good food measures, from food growing, encouraging breastfeeding, school food, Fairtrade and fair pay. Scores range from 88 to 13 per cent. The Good Food for London league table 2017 is topped by the London Borough of Greenwich, followed by Islington, Tower Hamlets, Lewisham and Waltham Forest.
Beyond the Food Bank 2017 is the third edition of London’s comprehensive food poverty profile. The report looks at what local authorities are doing to reduce food poverty across a range of measures.
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Better Hospital Food
Children's Food Campaign
Food and Farming Policy
Food co-ops toolkit
Good Food For London
London Food Link
Planning Food Cities
Real Bread Campaign
Roots to work
Save Our Antibiotics
Sugar Smart UK
Sustainable Fish Cities
Sustainable Food Cities
The Big Dig
Urban Food Fortnight