The Sustainable Food Trust have calculated that for every £1 we spend on food it costs us an extra £1 in hidden charges.
23/11/2017 Food and Farming Policy
The film by The Pew Charitable Trusts tells the story of Chris Linaman who got an antibiotic-resistant infection. Two million Americans get antibiotic-resistant infections each year.
23/11/2017 Save Our Antibiotics
On Monday 20 November 2017, Real Bread Campaign supporter E5 Bakehouse hosted a gathering for professional bakers from around the capital.
21/11/2017 Real Bread Campaign
The Mayor is inviting feedback on his draft London Health Inequalities Strategy by midnight Thursday 30th November. This is your chance to ensure good food is on London's policy agenda.
21/11/2017 London Food Link
A new study into the effects of different activities on stress levels has been undertaken by BBC’s Trust Me I’m a Doctor. The BBC2 Programme, which aired on 1st November 2017 found that Green Gym participants reported higher levels of well-being and lower levels of stress, anxiety and depression.
21/11/2017 Growing Health
The damning inquiry into the 2 Sisters plant in West Bromwich shows systematic failings with the way our food is inspected. It says that “unannounced visits” are not a surprise and therefore don’t give a true picture of the violations occurring.
19/11/2017 Food and Farming Policy
The Government has launched new guidance including sample menus for pre-school children. The ‘scalable’ menus can be used by nurseries, childminders and pre-schools to provide healthy meals for young children.
19/11/2017 Children's Food Campaign
A Big Gene Gathering is taking place in December to celebrate 20 years of successful work by anti-GM activists.
16/11/2017 Food and Farming Policy
A new report by the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics discloses which supermarkets routinely use antibiotics in their meat production.
15/11/2017 Save Our Antibiotics
A Whiskey group has lost a five year battle to stop the Scottish government introducing price controls in alcohol. The court ruled that minimum pricing on alcohol was legal on health grounds under EU law.
Together We Rise: Bethlem Baking Buddies is the Real Bread Campaign's report on baking sessions for mental health care service users at Bethlem Royal Hospital. All participants reported that bread making made them feel happier, creative and a sense of achievement.
14/11/2017 Real Bread Campaign
Feeding Manchester has published a detailed outline showing what needs to be done for everyone to be able to access sustainable food across the city. It is the culmination of 18 months work from a hundred community groups, small businesses and the public sector.
13/11/2017 Sustainable Food Cities
The short film - ‘One Day a Week’ - highlights the huge environmental impact of animal agriculture and encourages people to eat less meat.
Over 40 organisations, directors of public health and elected members representing 28 local areas joined SUGAR SMART UK in urging Coca-Cola to stop promoting free sugary drinks to the general public, and in particular to children.
13/11/2017 Sugar Smart UK
10/11/2017 Better Hospital Food
The most recent data shows a 13% increase in the amount of food given out by Trussell Trust food banks from April - September 2017 when compared to the same period last year.
10/11/2017 Food Poverty
The campaign asks MPs to support the bill during it's reading on 29 November, when it will be put forward by Emma Lewell-Buck MP.
10/11/2017 Food Poverty
The Mayor is inviting feedback on his draft London Environment Strategy by midnight Friday 17th November. This is your chance to ensure good food is on London's policy agenda.
10/11/2017 London Food Link
There was excellent news today for Sustain members who have been working for several years to see a ban on a pesticide that harms bees and other insects. DEFRA Secretary of State Gove announced the UK would vote in the EU for a ban on its use.
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