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‘At end of festive season, Wuhan will run out of food’ – Prof Steve Tsang
Joining me now from Nottinghamshire is Professor Steve Tsang – who’s the Director of the China Institute at the London University School of Oriental and African Studies.
‘We’re in active discussions with the government and I’ve got very high hopes about how this will work’- CEO of the Food and Drink Federation, Ian Wright
Krishnan is joined by the chief executive of the Food and Drink Federation, Ian Wright.
‘Widespread misconception food bank users are spongers,’ says Nobel laureate economist Esther Duflo
The economist Esther Duflo was awarded this year’s Nobel Prize for her work on identifying the causes of poverty in the developing world – and finding solutions.
Almost all food bank users destitute, says study
One in fifty households across the country has used a food bank over the last year – and many of them are living with illness or disability.
Inside Idlib: Kids scavenging trash for food in Idlib, Syria
Besieged Idlib is now controlled in large part by a coalition of jihadi groups and rebels. With more than four million people still trapped there, with limited access to food and medicines, the most vulnerable are the children. The filmmaker is Fadi Al Halabi. Produced by Kamal Kaddourah and Helene Cacace. Edited by Tim Bentham.
FactCheck: would food be cheaper in a no-deal Brexit?
The government says tariff cuts ‘will mean lower prices in shops’ but experts say these will be cancelled out by no-deal costs.
How a no-deal Brexit could affect Northern Ireland’s food industry
Hundreds of millions of litres of milk cross from Northern Ireland into the Republic each year.
No deal Brexit: foodbanks and hospital suppliers fear food shortages
Food suppliers and foodbanks have questioned whether THEY would be responsible for securing basic supplies for vulnerable people if a No deal Brexit lead to food shortages. Earlier this month, the Food and Rural Affairs Minister Zac Goldsmith said his department was “not responsible for the supply of food and drink to the population in…
Author Robert Harris: ‘One of things that has come out of Brexit is realisation of how fragile our food supply chain is’
If a thriller writer had created a situation as chaotic as the one being played out in Westminster, publishers may well have passed on it for being too far fetched. One writer who is no stranger to political intrigue is the novelist and former journalist Robert Harris. His first book Fatherland was set in a…
Bake Off’s Prue to advise new government review into hospital food standards
Hospital food doesn’t have the greatest reputation. But the government hopes – not for the first time – that, this will soon change. Today, the Department for Health and social care announced a review into hospital food standards in England, with celebrity Bake Off star, Prue Leith on board to advise. The move comes after…
Charities say half a million UK kids risk hunger as parents struggle to afford food over summer
Half a million children across England are at risk of going hungry during the long summer holidays, when schools are closed and free school meals aren’t available.
How climate crisis is threatening the world’s food supply
The changes in our climate are affecting the ability of the land we live on to sustain human life.
Gunman shoots dead three people at US food festival
Police in California say a six-year-old boy, a 13-year-old girl and a man in his 20s were shot dead by the gunman who opened fire at a garlic festival in northern California.
Inside Idlib: food used as weapon of war by Assad
We investigate what appears to be a disturbing pattern of attacks on farmers and their crops in Idlib, Syria.
‘Government inaction on low paid and insecure work’ responsible for food poverty says Labour MP
We’re joined by Anna Taylor, Executive Director of the Food Foundation, Nadim Zahawi MP, Government Minister for Children and the Labour MP, a and Emma Lewell-Buck who’s helped secure legislation to record the number of households judged to be in food poverty.