Tag Archives: food

Comment: The hypocrisy of the horse meat ‘scandal’

Carnivore Chris Olewicz, post-graduate history student and writer studying at the University of Sheffield, writes about the pocrisy of the horse meat ‘scandal’.

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Westminster council’s obesity fix is a step in the wrong direction

TweetAlexzandar Swatton  writes on a number of issues, both for this blog and others. A recent politics & sociology graduate from the University of Sheffield, Alex is a former business proprietor and a life-long, active member of  the Labour Party.  Phillipa Roe, the leader of the Tory controlled Westminster council is suggesting implementing the “bright, forward […]

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Survey reveals huge increase in number of pupils coming to school hungry

Research released today shows teachers have seen a huge increase in the number of pupils coming to school hungry, reports Shamik Das.

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Extreme weather, extreme prices: Time for governments to ‘stress-test’ global food system

Tracy Carty, Climate Change Policy Advisor at Oxfam, writes about Oxfam’s “Extreme Weather, Extreme Prices: The costs of feeding a warming world” report.

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Urgency of Now: Reforming fisheries policy, protecting biodiversity

William Bain MP, the shadow food, farming and fisheries minister, writes on the need to reform the Common Fisheries Policy and the need to protect biodiversity.

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We need a holistic approach to the climate, food and economic crises

Ahead of the Budget on Wednesday, David Hilferty calls for a holistic approach to the climate, food and economic crises.

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