A survey published by the Children's Food Campaign finds that the vast majority of public parks around the UK have no public drinking fountains. This encourages thirsty children to turn to sugary alternatives or go without, both of which are bad for their health.
31/05/2010 Children's Food Campaign
The Children's Food Campaign welcomes the survey carried out by LACORS into the standard of food served to children in UK nurseries, but is concerned that the report's recommendations do not go far enough.
14/04/2010 Children's Food Campaign
The Children's Food Campaign are disappointed by the Advertising Standards Authority's ruling that the Kellogg's Coco Pops advert featuring a cartoon character in school uniform did not break its code and was not 'socially irresponsible' despite encouraging children to eat more of a high-sugar product.
07/04/2010 Children's Food Campaign
With the school summer term approaching, Blue Peter gardener Chris Collins has put down his spade to call on the Government to ensure that every child has the chance to have a go at growing their own while at school.
06/04/2010 Children's Food Campaign
Professor Tim Lang, a leading expert in food policy and prominent government adviser, today joined campaigners to call for legally binding standards to improve hospital food.
31/03/2010 Good Food for Our Money Campaign
A nine-month investigation by the Real Bread Campaign has found the in-store bakeries of only one major supermarket chain producing any Real Bread.
27/03/2010 Real Bread Campaign
A campaign group has offered Stephen Byers £100 to lobby Hilary Benn MP to introduce new rules for school and hospital food to protect endangered fish.
25/03/2010 Good Food for Our Money Campaign
We call on the FSA Board to reject the reccomendation to weaken support for traffic light labelling
08/03/2010 Children's Food Campaign
David Drew MP introduces legislation in Parliament to stop the public sector buying endangered fish.
24/02/2010 Good Food for Our Money Campaign
The cash is available as part of the Capital Growth scheme, supported by the Mayor of London and managed by London Food Link, which encourages Londoners to grow their own food in under-used areas of the capital.
09/02/2010 London Food Link
Children's food campaigners today declared victory in their campaign to stop the Government introducing product placement of junk food in UK-made television programmes.
09/02/2010 Children's Food Campaign
According to today's Guardian, the Government is about to announce that the Children's Food Campaign and our supporters have won a major victory to protect young people from product placement of junk food:
04/02/2010 Children's Food Campaign
Read The Independent article about Change4Life-partner Kellogg's outrageous adverts encouraging children to eat Coco Pops after school.
03/02/2010 Children's Food Campaign
London's primary school children are being encouraged to grow their own fruit and vegetables by the Mayor, Boris Johnson, through a new Capital Growth schools competition launched today (Thursday 21 January).
21/01/2010 London Food Link
Finding good fresh food at an affordable price is not always easy - that's where Sustain can help. A dedicated adviser has now been appointed in every region in England to help people set up food co-ops.
18/01/2010 Food co-ops
Loyd Grossman responds to the Good Food for Our Money campaign's 'A Decade of Hospital Food Failure' report by declaring 'it is a scandal that improving hospital catering remains far from the top of the NHS agenda'.
14/01/2010 Good Food for Our Money Campaign
The Children's Food Campaign welcomes the ASA's ruling that Heinz did not have enough evidence to claim that its Nurture infant formula and milk supports children's immunity and development.
13/01/2010 Children's Food Campaign
The Government's Food 2030 report was slammed today by campaigners for failing dismally to tackle the unsustainable nature of our food and farming system.
04/01/2010 Children's Food Campaign
The Government has wasted over £50 million since the year 2000 on at least 17 separate initiatives to improve hospital food, which have resulted in almost no improvement to the quality of meals served, or to their nutritional and environmental value.
29/12/2009 Good Food for Our Money Campaign
Today, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) rejected a complaint from the Real Bread Campaign that the Hovis 'Rolls' television advertisement had breached the TV Advertising Standards Code by misleading consumers. The Campaign believes that in doing so, the ASA is guilty of a failure of duty to the public and now calls on consumers to take action.
16/12/2009 Real Bread Campaign
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