Pod Bites: The Kid's Food Guarantee, a year on
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by The Food Foundation
1h ago
Rebecca Tobi, Senior Business and Investor Engagement Manager at the Food Foundation looks at the impact of the Kid's Food Guarantee, a roadmap of actions for retailers and a set of asks for Government, a year on. Click here for more information on the Kid's Food Guarantee, and here for the Food Foundation's latest report on the packed lunches. Click here for the Food Foundation Manifesto Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Pod Bites: The Mazi Project on Dignity through Food
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by The Food Foundation
1w ago
 In this week's Pod Bite,Melanie Vaxevanakis, founder of the Mazi Project in Bristol tells us about the importance of choice and dignity within food provision for marginalised young people, and why we need a call for systemic change of the food system. Click here for more information on Mazi, and here for the Food Foundation manifesto. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Pod Bites: Giving evidence in the House of Lords
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by The Food Foundation
2w ago
On this week's Podbite, Kathleen Kerridge, one of the adult food ambassadors for the Food Foundation, reports back after giving evidence to the House of Lords Food, Diet and Obesity Committee. One of the questions she was asked by Baroness Rosie Boycott was how much she spends on food in a week. Here she breaks that down to show just how hard it is to feed a family healthily on a low income. Click here for more information on the committee and here for the Food Foundation manifesto. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Veg Power: Helping children to eat more veg
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by The Food Foundation
3w ago
In this week's Podbite, Veg Power's CEO, Dan Parker tells us about Simply Veg's new initiative to support families and kids in eating more vegetables, highlighting the challenges faced by parents. He says that the launch of a new e-learning platform which was developed with the involvement of nutritionists and child psychology experts, emphasizes the importance of personalized experiences in health education. Click here for more information Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Children's Health and the Mayoral Elections
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by The Food Foundation
1M ago
This week, ahead of the mayoral elections on May 2nd, Theo Michaels chef and author of Cypriana, looks at why children's health should be a priority for all the candidates, but particularly those in London.  Hannah Brinsden, head of policy and advocacy at the Food Foundation explains the link between poverty and mental health in the capital where one in five children between eight and 16 report mental health problems. Kadra Abdinasir, Associate Director of Policy at the charity Centre for Mental Health unpacks the main issues affecting children in London Ruth Fitzharris is the campaign ..read more
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Podbite: Feed the Future comes to the West Midlands
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by The Food Foundation
1M ago
In this week's Podbite, Leticija Petrovic, local food policy lead at the Food Foundation tells us about how the Feed the Future campaign initiated in 2020 by Marcus Rashford comes to West Midlands this month. Please add your voice to our campaign - it only takes two clicks of a button: https://bit.ly/3rlmvWK Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Pod Bites: The Nestle Resolution
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by The Food Foundation
1M ago
On this week's Pod Bite, Holly Gabriel, nutritionist and campaign lead for consumer health at Share Action, tells us about the shareholder resolution that a coalition, including The Food Foundation is filing at Nestle to calls on the company to increase the amount of healthier food it sells. Click here for more on the coalition behind the initiative, and here for the Food Foundation Manifesto. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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Pod Bites: Food Justice and the Role of the City
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by The Food Foundation
1M ago
Stuart Gillespie, writer and consultant for The Food Foundation, tells us why we need cities to perform a radical overhaul of the food system to balance power and prioritise human and planetary health, rather than profit. Stuart explains how The Food Foundation, Birmingham City Council, and the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact came together in 2021 to create a global food justice pledge to encourage collaboration and collective working, empowering the voices of cities nationally and internationally. Click here for more information and here for the Food Foundation Manifesto Hosted on Acast. See ..read more
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Disability and Food Insecurity
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by The Food Foundation
2M ago
This week, Danny McCubbin, founder and author of The Good Kitchen reports on the Food Foundation's latest survey on the increasing food insecurity faced by people with disabilities. Food insecurity levels in the UK have reached unprecedented highs over the past few years, first in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic and now continuing through the cost of living crisis. Disabled people have been particularly exposed to food insecurity, facing stark inequalities when it comes to accessing and affording the food that they need. Shona Goudie, policy and advocacy manager at the Food Found ..read more
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Pod Bites: The Lib Dems and food policy
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by The Food Foundation
2M ago
In this week's Pod Bites, Joss MacDonald, Public Affairs Lead at the Food Foundation, tells us about the Liberal Democrat Party's policies on food in the aftermath of the party's spring conference in York,  Click here for the Food Foundation's manifesto. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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