On Wednesday the 18th of May the Queen presented the Conservative Government’s legislative programme for the year ahead. In this briefing note, the Food Foundation goes through the speech line by line, highlighting how the proposed legislative agenda may
8.4 million struggling to afford to eat in the United Kingdom
The full policy briefing provides new data gathered for the United Nations on levels of household food insecurity in the UK.
New UN data
A newly released report from the Trussell Trust and the University of Hull allows us to better understand the nature of hunger in the UK. The new analysis clearly shows that it is the structural conditions of our
Malnutrition, including both undernutrition and overweight/obesity, affects more than 1 in 2 people on our planet. It is a global challenge affecting all countries of the world.
The UK has been at the forefront of raising the importance of good
This week the World Health Organisation launched its first Global report on Diabetes to mark World Health Day. Why? Because diabetes now affects a staggering 8.5% of all adults in the world – almost 1 in 10.
Fresh back from a visit to Scotland, in this week’s food thought we ask whether Scotland is leading the way in tackling dietary inequality.
We know there are marked inequalities in diet and health in the UK.
In this week’s food thought, we explore the repeatedly delayed Childhood Obesity Strategy and urge strong Government leadership on the issue
By shelving the Childhood Obesity Strategy till the Summer, a significant question mark remains as to how the
Last week we attended two events considering our food future – the City Food Lecture with Christophe Jouan’s view on what we’ll be eating 20 years from now and the Food Standards Agency summit on Our Food Future
Brexit or Bremain: the EU referendum and healthy and sustainable diets.
The Food Foundation, Food Ethics Council and Food Research Collaboration are co-hosting an event to examine the forthcoming EU referendum, and how it
UK Food-EPI Exercise
The Food Foundation is in the processes of applying the Government Healthy Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI) exercise in the UK. The Healthy Food Environment Policy Index aims to track the
The Food Foundation, supported by World Cancer Research Fund International, Sustain, Church Action on Poverty and First Steps Nutrition worked, in collaboration, to define food and nutrition security priorities for the UK. The result of this work is