Few consider the so-called ‘drug-foods’ in the context of food safety. I have done so here, because our over-consumption of them presents dangers to both human and planetary health.Read
Criterion 3: What are their recommendations to curb the power of corporates who make and promote products that damage human and planetary health?
None of the recommendations made will curb the power of these corporates, the third of our five criteria in assessing the National Food Strategy.Read
Covid-19 commentary: Government food packages should not contain products that carry standard-rate VAT (aka drug foods)
We were approached by a serving officer from the Ministry of Defence a couple of days ago. His job is to coordinate food supplies to the ‘vulnerable’ across the West Midlands, part of the effort described in The Grocer article here.Read
The rationale behind writing the last two blogposts, #5: The scale needed for our five-a-day and #6: The fresh produce supply chain was because many (but not all) the nutrients we need come from fruit and vegetables. But nutrients...Read
Here’s a thought experiment: What would a list of the world’s largest food and beverage companies look like if there were a ‘food system transformation’?Read
The profits and prevalence of drug-food companies present specific and damaging risks to the UK food supply chain.Read