The importance of Food Banks

Food banks are becoming increasingly important as the UK is faced with the cost-of-living crisis and the energy crisis, due to rising costs. Households are...

Asda removes fruit and veg best before dates

Best before dates are only put on food as a guideline for when they will go bad, however they are only a guideline. Use by dates are different, as food that...

New eco-labels in UK supermarkets

Food products in supermarkets within the UK could soon have labels that tell you the products environmental impact. The University of Oxford has studied the...

Kenya hit by its worst drought in 40 years

Kenya is facing its worst drought it has seen in 40 years due to the lack of rainfall. The country has experienced four consecutive rainy seasons that have...

The UK joins the global coalition for sustainable food production

The Sustainable Productivity Growth Coalition (SPG) is made up of countries and trade bodies, as well as academic and research groups/organisations. The...

Insects are food? The sustainable alternative

One of the biggest issues that comes with producing food from insects is public perception. Most people find the thought of eating insects disgusting and many...

Burp tax – New Zealand plans to put taxes on sheep and cows

From 2025, farmers in New Zealand may have to pay taxes on the sheep and cows they own. 26 million sheep and 10 million cows live alongside the 5 million...

A flexitarian diet can make a huge difference to the climate – even if you don’t opt for full vegan

Completely cutting out meat and dairy can be very difficult for some people, but even a partial move away from meat-based recipes could have a significant...

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The importance of Food Banks

The importance of Food Banks

Food banks are becoming increasingly important as the UK is faced with the cost-of-living crisis and the energy crisis, due to rising costs. Households are struggling to make ends meet and as food prices rise many are struggling to feed themselves and their families....

Asda removes fruit and veg best before dates

Asda removes fruit and veg best before dates

Best before dates are only put on food as a guideline for when they will go bad, however they are only a guideline. Use by dates are different, as food that goes past these dates has the potential to make you very ill. British supermarket chain, Asda has removed the...