Towards a fairer food supply chain: European Commission asks for input

The European Commission is launching today an EU-wide public consultation on how to make the EU food supply chain fairer. Farmers, citizens and other interested parties are invited to share their views on the functioning of the food supply chain through an online consultation that runs until 17 November. There are indications that the added … Read more

Feeding Youngsters for the Summer

Sefton has launched an initiative which aims to serve thousands of free hot meals during the summer holidays – supporting families that might otherwise struggle to provide their children with a nutritious meal. Eight children’s centres and a primary school in the borough will offer the service to their most vulnerable families, who would normally receive a … Read more

Can Cook share your lunch campaign

Across Merseyside, many families struggle during the long school holidays as they are used to having a cooked meal provided for their children via the free school meals service. Can Cook is a social enterprise that can help. Through donations received from residents and other organisations, such as the council, they are able to provide a … Read more

WRAP begins consultation on updating industry guidance for date labels and related consumer advice

As announced in February, WRAP is currently working with UK Governments and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to update industry guidance on the application of on-pack date and related advice (storage and freezing guidance). This guidance aims to assist further reductions in food waste at home and remove key barriers to redistribution. The guidance will cover: … Read more