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    Labour pledges more radical obesity policies

    A Labour government would introduce more stringent restrictions on junk food advertising to children and extend the soft drinks levy to cover milkshakes. Speaking at this week’s Food Matters Live conference in London, shadow health minister Jon Ashworth said the… Read More

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    Food waste bill to get second reading

    A food waste bill that could require large supermarkets, manufacturers and distributors to reduce their food waste by no less than 30% by 2025 will get its second reading in parliament this Friday (5th Feb 2016). The proposed bill also… Read More

  • Corbyn’s climate change commitments

    JEREMY CORBYN is 32 points ahead of his nearest rival in the race for the Labour leadership.                   The new poll, published in the Times today, follows the publication of the hard-left… Read More

  • “Greenest Government Ever” defies polls

    THE VOTES have been counted; the results have been declared. The Tories form a majority Government.                     David Cameron returns to No 10 following the General Election as Prime Minister. Last… Read More

  • “We have been the greenest Government ever” say Conservatives

    THE CONSERVATIVE party’s manifesto and election pledges launched this week claim to have stayed true to its promise of being the greenest Government ever.                   The Tories claim “We have been the… Read More

  • On Labour’s agenda: food equality and tougher rules on HFSS

    TOUGHER FOOD regulation and food equality is expected in the UK if Labour is elected next year.                     During a debate on ‘Making an affordable nutritious food system accessible to all’… Read More

  • Horsemeat may still be prevalent in supply chain

    A LABOUR FRONTBENCHER has suggested that thousands of tonnes of horsemeat may have entered the food supply chain in the three year’s prior to 2013’s food crisis.   Mary Creagh, who was Labour’s environment secretary at the time of the… Read More

  • Labour’s vision for a green economic future

    NEW STATESMAN article by shadow chancellor Ed Balls MP   Tonight, at the annual Green Alliance debate, I will join an audience of business leaders, environmental campaigners and scientists to discuss Britain’s energy future.   Ten years ago, if you… Read More

  • Caterers criticised in horse meat scandal

    LABOUR HAS criticised the reaction of caterers and the hospitality sector to the horse meat scandal.   While the retailers have reacted with “speed” following the discoveries of horse and pork meat in beef products, shadow environment secretary Mary Creagh… Read More

  • Labour commits to “zero food waste”

    SHADOW SECRETARY of State for Environment Mary Creagh has committed a future Labour government to a policy of zero food waste. This would bring England into line with Scotland, which last year introduced new legislation to work towards a zero… Read More