Nourish Scotland and the Poverty Truth Commission have released a report that aims to be a practical resource to help projects think about what dignity looks like in practice and how this can be achieved.
26/01/2018 Food Poverty
A new report Step up to the Plate: Towards a UK food and poverty strategy was launched this week at a roundtable event in Portcullis House hosted by Kate Green MP and Kevin Holindrake MP. This report highlights some of the key issues surrounding the lack of food insecurity measurement, the growth of food charity, and the human right to food.
26/01/2018 Food Poverty
Northampton clinic St Andrew’s Healthcare has opened a bakery at its hospital that will teach vocational skills to mental healthcare patients.
25/01/2018 Real Bread Campaign
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Hunger’s new inquiry report on hidden hunger and malnutrition and older people provides an update on the extent of and drivers for malnutrition among older people and sets out recommendations for government, councils, care providers and third sector organisations.
22/01/2018 Food Poverty
An alliance of high street brands launch a voluntary Code of Practice that includes a sugar reduction target of 20 per cent, as set out in the Childhood Obesity Plan.
The NHS England ban on the sale of sugary drinks has been written into the updated Standard Contract for hospitals and the new rules will come into force later this year. Read Sustain's response.
04/01/2018 Better Hospital Food
The British Dietetic Association have updated their policy on Sustainable Diets. The influential health professionals say we should reduce our red and processed meat and instead get protein from beans and pulses.
29/11/2017 Children's Food Campaign
10/11/2017 Better Hospital Food
The General Election on 8 June 2017 is our opportunity to get legal standards for hospital food on the political agenda and in the manifesto of the next UK government.
08/05/2017 Better Hospital Food
The Campaign for Better Hospital Food welcomes the move by NHS England, announced today, to limit the amount of sugary drinks sold in our hospitals.
21/04/2017 Better Hospital Food
Sustain's Childrens Food Campaign sets its sights on the fate of the Sugary Drinks Industry Levy in Tuesday's Finance Bill
21/04/2017 Sugary Drinks Duty
A new study has found high levels of the carcinogenic chemical acrylamide in potato crisps sampled from major UK brands and retailers. Acrylamide is formed when starchy foods are heated, but it can be minimised if manufacturers alter their processes. So far, lack of regulation means few have done so.
07/04/2017 Children's Food Campaign
Increasing consumption of 'out-of-home' meals has been identified as an important factor in rising levels of obesity. A new toolkit from Public Health England (PHE) aims to make it easier for small-scale food outlets -- and the planners and others who work with them -- to supply healthier foods.
07/04/2017 Better Hospital Food
A new report from the Campaign for Better Hospital Food looking at how hospitals meet government food standards has received widespread coverage and the backing of chef and TV star Prue Leith. Read on for more coverage of the report.
27/03/2017 Better Hospital Food
For the first time the Campaign for Better Hospital Food has undertaken an in-depth report into the current state of hospital food in NHS England, using London as a test case for the rest of the country.
23/03/2017 Better Hospital Food
Cookery writer said 'inedible' NHS food is stopping patients from getting well. She said it was contractors trying to save money who were to blame, not cooks. Prue Leith said healthier menus would speed up recovery rates and free up beds.
07/03/2017 Better Hospital Food
The responsibility for hospital food standards officially passed from the Department of Health (DH) to NHS Improvement (NHSI) in February 2017 - despite no-one being in post to take on the work.
20/02/2017 Better Hospital Food
Department of Health data released today shows that Government rules for food served to NHS patients are being missed by almost 50% of hospitals in England.
26/01/2017 Better Hospital Food
Shops, restaurants and catering companies that sell food in NHS hospitals have been rated for their commitment to healthy eating.
22/10/2016 Better Hospital Food
The Campaign Better Hospital Food is alarmed by a new study that has found worrying levels of antibiotic-resistant E.coli bacteria in British supermarket meat. We want the NHS to look again at their supply chains and ensure they do not support farming techniques that undermine the antibiotics that our health service relies upon to keep us well.
13/09/2016 Better Hospital Food
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