Environmental NGOs have filed a legal complaint against EU authorities for approving the continued use of glyphosate, ignoring advice from an international cancer research agency that it is a probable carcinogen.
Research by Consensus Action on Salt and Health shows that many everyday foods contain more salt now than they did five years ago.
The Institute of Food Safety Integrity & Protection (TIFSIP) are requesting information on best practice and case studies in interventions designed to improve the out of home food environment for a new Public Health England toolkit.
Food Ethics Council and Kindling Trust are organising a Manchester event on 19 April titled EU Referendum: a spotlight on food and farming which will explore the implications of a Brexit for the food we eat and the way we produce it.
The sustainable seafood certifier's milestone product shows how certified sustainable fish and shellfish now traverse the globe
Sales of organic grocery products climbed by 4.9% last year to £1.95bn – outperforming the non-organic grocery market as a whole, which contracted by 1%
The Square Meal group plans an event to debate the food policy changes urgently needed to tackle climate change.
The deadline for signing Compassion in World Farming's petition to end the cruel caging of farmed rabbits is 9 March.
Scotland becomes the first country in Europe to commit to a food waste reduction target.
A civil society coalition campaigning for a just transition to a better food system launches in Scotland, calling for a Food, Farming and Health Act
The objectives of Defra's most recent corporate-style five-year plan are to protect the environment, boost food and farming, and safeguard rural livelihoods
A new report reveals that Global fast food brands are not using their supply chain power to counter the threat from antibiotic-resistant bacteria in livestock
26/02/2016 Children's Food Campaign
A new report by Cancer Research UK concludes that the impact of a sugary drinks tax on obesity rates would be significant. It is predicted that a 20% tax on sugary drinks in the UK would prevent 3.7 million people becoming obese. This would save the NHS £10m a year by 2025.
23/02/2016 Sugary Drinks Duty
With a third of 11-year-olds overweight or obese, Britain is heading for a public health disaster. Larger children often grow up to be heavyweight adults, making them more prone to a range of chronic illnesses including diabetes, heart disease and even some cancers. But will a new Government initiative be bold enough to turn the tide?
22/02/2016 Children's Food Campaign
Three in ten people in Britain say they have reduced the amount of meat they eat in the past 12 months, and a further one in ten said they were considering reducing their meat intake or cutting meat completely, according to a survey commissioned by the Vegetarian Society
Research commissioned by the Food Standards Agency suggests that the trend towards convenience foods, online grocery shopping, and 'eating on the go' could decrease the social and cultural importance of sharing meals
The City Food Lecture 2016 presented a gadget-laden vision of the food of the future, with smart fridges, intelligent mugs and websites that do the shopping
A briefing paper from the Food Research Collaboration presents six policy proposals to help reduce sugar consumption, now widely considered essential to combat obesity, diabetes and other forms of diet-related ill-health. The cross-cutting propsals aim to tackle both consumption and production of sugar
Organic milk and meat have been found to contain more beneficial omega-3 fatty acids than conventional versions, according to a large study published in the British Journal of Nutrition
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