Food poverty

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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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The Guardian view on energy bills: a price hike that threatens millions | Editorial
Editorial: Raising the cap on gas and electricity charges will have a societal impact across Britain – and a political one too


06, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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If Tories want to help the hungry, here’s what they should do | Letters
Letters: Andrew Forsey on how the government can make the take-up of food vouchers easier. Plus Jeff Skinner, Les Bright and Joe Shackles on the need to retain the universal credit uplift


05, Aug, 2021 @4:51 PM

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Marcus Rashford urges health staff to spread word about food vouchers
Healthy Start scheme for weekly vouchers not taken up by 40% of eligible low-income households

Rachel Hall

04, Aug, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Millions of destitute Britons rely on charity handouts, yet ministers feel no shame | Frances Ryan
A government that leaves its citizens unable to even eat or wash has, by any definition, fundamentally failed, says Guardian columnist Frances Ryan

Frances Ryan

29, Jul, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Money raised after Marcus Rashford mural defaced to go to food charity in Manchester
Footballer, who is campaigning to end child food poverty, says funds will go to FareShare

Clea Skopeliti

26, Jul, 2021 @7:41 PM

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Sugar and salt tax will add £160 a year to grocery bills, industry warns
Poorest families could be hit hardest by plans to pass on costs of anti-junk food policies to manufacturers

Lisa O'Carroll

20, Jul, 2021 @2:25 PM

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More than 1m children from key worker families living in poverty, says TUC
Study finds more than one in five children of workers employed in the frontline of the pandemic live below breadline

Larry Elliott

13, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Almost one in three globally go hungry during pandemic – UN
Leap in malnutrition during Covid shows urgent need to overhaul global food systems, report warns

Kaamil Ahmed

12, Jul, 2021 @1:50 PM

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