The global beverage behemoths may have perfect scores on paper -- but campaigners remain unconvinced by their sustainability in practice
The Defra Secretary of State tries to be reassuring -- but admits no-one knows how the negotiations will go
The risk that poor diets pose to mortality and morbidity is now greater than the combined risks of unsafe sex, alcohol, drug and tobacco use, at a cost equivalent to a global financial crisis every year
The world's most widely consumed vegetable oil is often just an ingredient listed in small type on a label -- but its human and environmental costs are enormous, as a new report lays bare
Website will host reports, talks, blogs and more, from academia and civil society, to monitor and shape discussions of how British food and farming will look outside the EU
Today, Monday 26 September, Food Active, a Liverpool-based healthy weight campaign, is handing out free toothbrushes to Labour Party Conference delegates and confronting the soft drinks industry's attempts to block a sugary drinks tax. This activity is in response to the British Soft Drinks Association’s sponsorship of a fringe meeting about tackling obesity, and their lobbying at the Conference and to MPs to stop the Government’s proposed Soft Drinks Industry Levy.
26/09/2016 Children's Food Campaign
Early findings from the Land Workers' Alliance survey show that smallholders' incomes are modest but they provide more employment per hectare than conventional farmers
A Project Administrator, a Chair and some interesting organic gardens ...
Unpublished data from Syngenta and Bayer shows that their products cause serious harm to honeybee colonies, leading scientists to call for field trial results to be routinely made public
Compassion in World Farming has taken its battle against caged hens online, with a map that shows whether your local eateries use cruelty-free eggs
Gigantic, newly formed agrochemicals corporation poses a threat to competition, biodiversity and choice, say protestors
World leaders gather at the UN to plan concerted action, as UK's Food Standards Agency publishes report on the threat posed by 'AMR'
A new, long-term study by the University of Virginia has concluded that widespread adoption of genetically modified crops has decreased the use of insecticides, but increased the use of weed-killing herbicides as weeds become more resistant
Four in five (80%) fish and chip fans believe the UK’s 10,500 fish and chip shops should serve certified sustainable fish, according to YouGov research on behalf of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).
23/09/2016 Sustainable Fish Cities
London's daily newspaper, the Evening Standard, is supporting a campaign to help supermarkets donate more of their unsold food to projects that feed the hungry and homeless
23/09/2016 Food Poverty
A senior government adviser on resource use has warned against 'simply replicating the CAP', and calls for a gradual but radical transformation in the way the UK is farmed
Sustain's Food Poverty officer, Simon Shaw, reflects on the new Evening Standard campaign, Food for London, launched on 20 September, and its fit with the work of Sustain and its members to tackle both food poverty and food waste.
23/09/2016 Food Poverty
On 21 September, The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan opened the third annual Urban Food Awards and presented a new award recognising the use of surplus food.
22/09/2016 Urban Food Fortnight
London Grows Wild is a hands-on guide to help urban food growers incorporate wildlife-friendly practices and principles into their gardens.
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