A comparative study has found that the campaign is succeeding, and the higher the level of engagement with the programme (gold, silver or bronze), the bigger the increase in consumption.
As gung-ho Brexiteers hail the opportunity to bring cheap food to Britain from the US, Sustain member the Sustainable Food Trust has published a timely conference report in which a range of experts examine the hidden costs of the US food system.
A new report from Sustain member the Land Workers' Alliance sets out policy proposals to tackle the unfair obstacles that prevent young people from becoming farmers.
Food businesses will soon be required to reduce the amount of acrylamides in food, and the EU is also considering setting maximum levels for certain foods 'without delay'.
Real Bread Campaign supporter Ma Baker has scooped a prestigious 3-star Great Taste Award, for her porridge bread.
03/08/2017 Real Bread Campaign
Over 50 of London’s food producers, retailers and makers came together on Monday 17 July as part of London Food Link’s Get Connected for Urban Food Fortnight event at the Table Café.
03/08/2017 London Food Link
Results of a large-scale study suggest that the use of artificial sweeteners does not help with weight reduction, and may even contribute to heart disease.
31/07/2017 Sugar Smart UK
An advert criticising dairy practices for being 'inhumane' has been approved by the Advertising Standards Authority, despite complaints from the dairy industry.
As concern rises over the ready availablity of high-calorie, high-fat fast food, especially in deprived areas, a new online tool allows councils and campaigners to find out the concentration of outlets by area.
Since 1980, the number of pollinating insects in Scotland - honey bees, bumble bees, the solitary bee, butterflies and hoverflies - has fallen by an estimated 51%. The decline, which threatens food crops and biodiversity, has rung alarm bells in Holyrood. This new strategy is the response.
Healthy Norwich has produced an animation exposing the impacts of fizzy drinks on young people’s health and wellbeing to inspire teens to kick the habit.
31/07/2017 Sugar Smart UK
A report from the Eating Better alliance urges policy makers to seize the opportunity to forge a policy for British meat and dairy that would benefit humans, animals, the climate and the environment.
Do you recycle your food waste or is it something you avoid? What would make it easier for you to recycle your food waste at home? What do you think of your council's food waste collection service? Share your views and help make changes.
Apparently one in four British adults likes the idea of giving up the day job to work on a farm. But a new report from the rural charity the Prince's Countryside Fund highlights a chasm between between the positive perception and the tougher realities of the profession.
The latest report from the House of Lords committee looking at the impact of Brexit focuses on animal welfare standards, and warns against dilution of the standards in post-Brexit trade deals.
Responding to Theresa May's vision for Britain as a 'great, global trading nation', the Institute for Government has set out the steps needed for the Department for International Trade and across Whitehall to launch a successful UK trade policy, using the powers repatriated from Brussels.
The end of the school term has been marked by the disappointing double-loss of promised Government funding for health and wellbeing initiatives in schools. The Healthy Pupils Capital Fund budget has been cut by £315 million - ie. a 3/4 reduction. And the Government has confirmed it will no longer be going ahead with the offer of free breakfasts to all primary school children, as it had originally promised in its General Election manifesto.
27/07/2017 Children's Food Campaign
As the Queen's speech confirmed, we are to get a new Agriculture Act after we leave the EU and its Common Agriculture Policy, We had a quick rummage into the past to see what the last one said and it was rather interesting.
Food policy organisations have come together to object to Trade Secretary Liam Fox's dismissal of chlorinated chicken as a "detail". The groups work to improve public health, reduce farm antibiotics, control pesticides, promote children's nutrition, and to champion healthy and sustainable food policies.
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