Food poverty

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World’s poorest bear brunt of climate crisis: 10 underreported emergencies
Care International report highlights ‘deep injustice’ neglected by world’s media, as extreme weather along with Covid wipes out decades of progress

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

14, Jan, 2022 @6:15 AM

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Obese? Need nanny’s help? Don’t rely on the Tories, baffled by today’s world | Nick Cohen
Crises such as public health must be met by the state and there’s the Conservatives’ rub

Nick Cohen

08, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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‘On the brink’: drought and politics leave Afghans fighting famine
Aid collapse after Taliban took control means just 2% of people have enough to eat, UN says

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kabul

30, Dec, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Nearly half a million deprived children took part in summer scheme, says DfE
Activity and food clubs funded by government and councils in England used by 600,000 children, according to official figures

Richard Adams Education editor

22, Dec, 2021 @5:31 PM

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No class barriers to junk food | Letters
Letters: Stressful jobs encourage bad eating habits, says one writer, and Jen Fitton suggests inspiring schoolchildren to love cooking would help to improve diets


10, Dec, 2021 @5:21 PM

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The diverse ingredients in our junk food culture | Letters
Letters: Former social worker Sylvia Rose and former Food Standards Agency employee Mike Pender respond to an article on fixing Britain’s failing food system


06, Dec, 2021 @5:44 PM

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‘We need to break the junk food cycle’: how to fix Britain’s failing food system
The long read presents Reconstruction after Covid: From ultra-processed junk to failing supply chains and rocketing food poverty, there are serious problems with the way the UK eats. Will the government ever act?

Bee Wilson

30, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Marcus Rashford stars as radish in Aldi Christmas ad
England footballer lends voice to anthropomorphic root vegetable, as firm vows to donate 1.8m meals to families over festive period

Nadia Khomami

11, Nov, 2021 @1:36 PM

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Food banks warn of smaller parcels due to HGV supply shortages
Exclusive: declining stocks and expected higher demand for charity could see struggling families given less in their food parcels

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

04, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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How the supply chain crisis is affecting food banks
Analysis: drop in donations and reduced capacity to deliver mean food banks will have to shrink the size of parcels

Patrick Butler

04, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Most infants in 91 countries are malnourished, warns Unicef
Climate crisis, conflict and Covid stunting progress on nutrition, UN says on eve of food security summit

Kaamil Ahmed

22, Sep, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Candy v kale: healthy food comes to US corner stores in fight against ‘retail redlining’
A movement of entrepreneurs in US cities is bringing healthy food to neighborhoods hurt when policies create food deserts

Patrice Worthy in Washington DC

27, Aug, 2021 @11:33 AM

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