• 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.

  • February 9, 2013

    The latest horsemeat incidents show the influence of big business is compromising the security of our food chain, a Scottish MSP has claimed.

  • February 8, 2013

    For several weeks at Prime Minister’s Questions, David Cameron has been asked about foodbanks. Each week he has had a request by an MP to visit a foodbank in their constituency, to speak to the people who run them, and to the people who rely on them to feed themselves and their families.

  • January 28, 2013

    During the past week, the views of Conservative MP Anna Soubry combined with the Tesco 'horseburgers' scandal to provide a cautionary tale about the food environment of Britain in 2013.

  • January 23, 2013

    Hunger and malnutrition in childhood will trap almost a billion young people in poverty by 2025, says a new campaign from development charities and faith groups.

  • January 23, 2013

    Starting tomorrow, UK-based development agency Christian Aid is hosting a series of meals to engage young people in ending global poverty.

  • 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.

  • November 15, 2012

    Launched on 10 November 2012, CAFOD's year-long 'Hungry for Change' campaign will use key moments, such as the UK’s hosting of the G8 in May 2013, to highlight the issues at stake in the struggle against hunger call for further support. But what are those issues?

  • November 15, 2012

    The Catholic aid agency CAFOD has launched a new food campaign to hundreds of supporters at Westminster Cathedral in London.

  • November 2, 2012

    Christian Aid has welcomed the announcement of a UK event in 2013 on food and hunger, which currently afflicts some 870 million people globally.