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Children’s health experts fear a future trade deal with the US could undermine UK efforts to reduce sugar consumption and import American levels of diet-related diseases alongside their produce.
If you are a Real Bread baker or other SME food producer looking for an opportunity to promote your business, picking up a widely-recognised award can be a great marketing aid. Here are just some that are now open for entries.
Join the Real Bread Campaign and Brook Food on Saturday 7 July 2018 for a day of baking, learning and meeting other Real Bread fanatics.
The annual international Real Bread Week once again saw people of all ages rising to the challenge of baking the own additive-free loaves or buying them from local, independent bakeries.
Tower Hamlets launched its SUGAR SMART campaign at the Big Half Marathon on 4 March, announcing action towards reducing sugar across the borough and helping people live healthier lives.
Fresh analysis from Sustain, the food and farming alliance, suggests that Britain’s domestic regulators are hopelessly ill equipped for the extra work load that leaving the EU will entail.
Admit it (unless you’re veggie): You’ve been yearning for a celebration of cultured, cured British foods. Well, you’re in luck because two have come to town at once.
Hotels, pubs, bars and restaurants are on a hiring spree - despite a consumer downturn - because they fear a shortage of migrant workers when Britain leaves the EU.
First Steps Nutrition lead a campaign to get Danone Nutricia to withdraw an advert which appeared in health professional literature. The advert implies that vulnerable babies will ‘survive and thrive’ when given infant formula.
Progress is being made by restaurants and bars to improve their farm animal welfare standards although they still lag behind retailers.This is according to the latest Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare, supported by Compassion in World Farming.
9 in 10 members of the Children's Food Campaign Parents' Jury members say they support Free School Meals for all school-age children living in households in poverty, as Parliament is set for crucial debate.
Cornwall launched their SUGAR SMART campaign at the Workplace Health Awards event 26 February. Employers across public, private and third sectors were recognised for their great work improving staff health and wellbeing in the county.
Find out what first got London Food Link supporter and head brewer at Walthamstow's Wild Card Brewery, Jaega Wise, into brewing beer.
Today, Love Food Hate Waste launches a four-week campaign to help people stop their loaf leftovers in the bread bin ending up in the bin bin.
Government will enforce new rules for water use on farms in England from 2 April 2018. The regulations will aim to avoid water pollution and benefit farm businesses.
Long-time London Food Link champion, and The Mayor of London’s departing food tsar, Rosie Boycott prescribes a return to the kitchen, but not to female domestic slavery.
The Scottish Government have published their Climate Change Plan. Nourish Scotland believe the Plan doesn’t do enough to tackle greenhouse emissions from farms.
A stunning new serious of portraits, celebrating inspiring women involved in farming, has been published for International Women’s Day 2018.
In the second formal investigation by the GCA, and the first since Christine Tacon has had the power to level penalties, the Co-op will be investigated for removing products from their stores.
GM Freeze call for compulsory GM labelling and strict regulation on growing and importing GM crops.
The Marine Stewardship Council offers funding for students studying sustainable fisheries.
The Organic Research Centre is awarded government funding for two major research projects on organic farming.
Greenpeace launch a campaign to drastically reduce our meat and dairy production and consumption to avoid dangerous climate change.
The Centre for Food Policy’s next Food Thinkers event discusses consumer trust in food system.
New research estimates that 100-180 million tonnes of food could be grown each year in urban areas. This could make up 10% of the global output of legumes, root, tubers and vegetable crops.
A resistance to antibiotics that are needed to treat serious diseases in humans has been found in meat in the food chain according to a European Union summary report on antimicrobial resistance in humans, animals and food.
A new report by Feedback reveals the shocking scale of food waste on farms.
The Pasture-Fed Livestock Association have received funding from the Prince’s Countryside Fund to try and make upland farming more profitable.
This Is Rubbish welcome the new EU Waste Framework Directive but call for individual countries to set binding targets on food waste.
Confectionary companies, including Mondelez, Ferrero and Mars Wrigley are reaching out to parents to get their feedback on new ways they can sell their products to help families ‘treat responsibly’. Sustain Deputy CEO, Ben Reynolds is not convinced by the motives.
Sustain submitted the following submission for the House of Commons EFRA Committee Inquiry on how the sugar industry will be affected by Brexit and the options for an optimal trade policy surrounding sugar following-Brexit.
Objections have been raised in both Houses of Parliament to the Government's plan to introduce a net earnings threshold of £7400 for eligibility for Free School Meals under Universal Credit, triggering renewed calls to extend provision to include all children in poverty.
Defra publishes ten-week consultation on the UK's first major new farming legislation since 1947. Sustain's Farming Campaign Coordinator Vicki Hird gives an initial response to seeing a version of the consultation.
In the spring 2018 issue of The Jellied Eel magazine, Chris Young caught up with Luminary Bakery founder Alice Williams for our regular feature on people carving our careers in good food jobs.
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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Projects & campaigns
Better Hospital Food
Children's Health Fund
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
Sugary Drinks Duty
Sustainable Fish Cities
Sustainable Food Cities
The Big Dig
Urban Food Fortnight