Rise in food bank provision 2009-2013

These two maps are a graphic illustration of the rise in food banks across England, Scotland and Wales 2009-13. It appears in a paper published last month in the BMJ, Austerity, sanctions and the rise of food banks in...

Food crime – why should doctors care?

Birmingham Food Council Directors Dr John Middleton and Professor Jim Parle have written an article on food crime from a doctors perspective; published by the British Medical Journal today.

Big Food, Big Soda . . . and Birmingham?

No doubt encouraged by the sponsorship deals struck for the London Olympics, Coca-Cola is now paying for activities in Birmingham parks — with the blessing of the City Council who now include Birmingham Public Health. Should we be concerned?
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