Food poverty

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Globalisation of food production has left millions hungry | Letters
Letters: Edward Davey says heads of state need to act with urgency to address the global food crisis. Plus letters from Benny Dembitzer and Brian Fish


23, May, 2022 @5:34 PM

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Costs for UK families with two children rises by £400 a month
Households experience faster inflation than official statistics indicate, analysis suggests

Jasper Jolly

23, May, 2022 @10:31 AM

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‘The most amazing link to our history’: the farmers reclaiming their heritage one seed at a time
The Ujamaa Cooperative Farming Alliance tracks own old or rare seed varieties and supports communities of color in growing culturally relevant foods

Cecilia Nowell

23, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The food crisis is what happens when global chains collapse. We might need to get used to it | Will Hutton
War in Ukraine is the latest threat to the whole intellectual edifice of globalisation

Will Hutton

22, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The banks collapsed in 2008 – and our food system is about to do the same | George Monbiot
Massive food producers hold too much power – and the regulators scarcely understand what is happening. Sound familiar, asks Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

19, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Officers should use discretion over stealing to eat, says police watchdog
New chief inspector of constabulary says crimes of poverty should be ‘dealt with in the best way possible’

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

18, May, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Let them eat junk food? Johnson seems to have forgotten how obesity put his life at risk | Sarah Boseley
It’s immoral to delay curbs on dangerous meals and blame the cost of living crisis, says Sarah Boseley, former health editor of the Guardian

Sarah Boseley

18, May, 2022 @2:58 PM

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‘Golden era’ of cheap food over as two in five Britons buy less to eat
ONS survey reveals worsening effects of cost of living crisis, with food prices forecast to have risen by 9% in April

Zoe Wood, Sarah Butler and Kalyeena Makortoff

13, May, 2022 @6:04 PM

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‘Golden era’ of cheap food is ending, says ex-Sainsbury’s boss
Justin King says government should step in with targeted funding through benefits to help households

Kalyeena Makortoff

13, May, 2022 @8:50 AM

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‘An insult to the whole community’: Sutton-in-Ashfield people react to MP’s food bank comments
Lee Anderson’s suggestion that food poverty is down to not being able to cook and budget properly is ‘out of touch’, says council leader

Jessica Murray

12, May, 2022 @4:59 PM

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This is what the cost of living crisis means for those with a terminal diagnosis | Helen Barnard
The government’s refusal to raise benefits is forcing those facing the final days of their lives to choose between food and warmth, says Helen Barnard, associate director of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Helen Barnard

12, May, 2022 @3:27 PM

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John Lewis boss calls for Covid-style cost of living aid package
Dame Sharon White follows Tesco head in urging UK government to help with rising energy and grocery bills

Mark Sweney

12, May, 2022 @8:22 AM

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