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    Fat is fine, claims new study

    The row in the health community over fat has been reignited after a new study found people on high fat diets were not at greater risk of negative health outcomes. Researchers in Norway found similar health effects among a group… Read More

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    Earth Day

    Today (22 April) marks the 46th annual Earth Day. Started in 1970, the event encourages us all to channel our energy towards environmental issues with more than a billion people planning to be involved in some way, but as the… Read More

  • Cod recovery continues

    THE ICONIC European cod fishery, which collapsed in the 1980s and has been ailing ever since, has finally increased above dangerously low levels and hauled itself off the Marine Conservation Society’s Fish to Avoid list.   North Sea cod is now… Read More

  • Sainsbury’s makes big move on food waste

    SAINSBURY’S HAS launched a £10m project to tackle household food waste. The “waste less, save more” initiative will start with a £1m trial to test a number of approaches across a single UK town.   The supermarket wants to look… Read More

  • Shoppers back British

    THE GOVERNMENT continued its provenance push this week by calling for more information on food labels. To kick off British Food Fortnight, DEFRA secretary Elizabeth Truss said local labelling – for example showing the farm or county that the product… Read More

  • Opening the door for SMEs

    GETTING A foothold in a large corporate supply chain can be daunting for SMEs. Sodexo’s new supply chain inclusion programme hopes to demystify the process and make it easier for SMEs to work with large organisations. Amy Fetzer reports.  … Read More

  • The Sustainability Elite: Footprint Awards 2015 Winners Announced

    THE GOOD and the great of foodservice and hospitality sector gathered last night for the “Footprint Farm” themed 5th Anniversary Footprint Awards 2015 at the East Wintergarden in Canary Wharf.                    … Read More

  • Courtauld results show packaging down and food redistribution up

    THE FIRST year results of the Courtauld Commitment Phase 3, released today by WRAP, show an approximate 4.5% reduction of the carbon impacts of packaging, while food waste prevention efforts have led to 80% more food being redistributed.    … Read More


    AN INVESTIGATION by The Telegraph ha revealed that dozens of fast food restaurants, coffee bars and shops are selling discounted chocolate at hospitals, leading to accusations that the NHS itself fuelling the obesity epidemic in the UK. The Sunday Telegraph… Read More

  • Edge Hill University takes key role in pioneering Lancashire Sustainable Food bid

    EDGE HILL University has become a key partner in Lancashire’s bid to be the UK’s first ever Sustainable Food County.                       Various cities across the country have already signed up… Read More