Category - food justice

  • February 18, 2013

    The horsemeat scandals which are the subject of enveloping media coverage in Britain at the moment (and which extend to 13 countries and 28 companies) point to far deeper issues about the structure of the food industry and the damage that its dominance by unaccountable corporate interests is doing in terms of health, hunger, nutrition, the environment, sustainable farming, animal welfare, food security, food sovereignty and more besides.

  • January 11, 2013

    This week marks the third anniversary of the appalling earthquake in Haiti. I have written about this for the Catholic Herald and Ekklesia (, and have witnessed myself the struggle to rebuild and recover.

  • January 11, 2013

    It is three years since the devastating Haiti earthquake. Pascale Palmer from the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development looks at the task of rebuilding supported by CAFOD and others, and the immense challenges faced by the people of the country. She also draws attention to a campaign for changes in the global food system that could help prevent food insecurity in countries like Haiti.

  • December 27, 2012

    Stung by criticism that it was among the aid agencies portraying Africa in too negative a way, Oxfam has launched a more positive campaign against hunger.

  • October 29, 2012

    A vote in the European parliament has failed to remove loopholes in new regulations to prevent banks driving up speculative food prices.

  • May 3, 2012

    Next week thousands of people across the UK will be taking part in the Live Below the Line campaign, spending just £1 a day for five days on all their food and drink.

  • March 2, 2012

    Church leaders in United States will fast from 5 to 10 March to protest the retailer Publix’s rejection of the groundbreaking Fair Food Program in Florida.

  • February 7, 2012

    Durung Lent, Christian Ecology Link is asking supporters to think and act on food sourcing in their local church communities and further afield.