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Made in Hackney joins Eating Better
23 March 2022
Plant-based cookery school, Made in Hackney has joined Eating Better, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise of community-led, scratch cooking, using local, seasonal and sustainable fruit and veg.
UK’s four biggest supermarkets heavily promoting cheap meat to boost sales
21 March 2022
A new study shows retailers are failing on climate commitments by encouraging customers to buy more meat, which is bad for our health and the planet.
Supermarkets join civil society, producers, councils, health campaigners and academics to call for new food legislation
1 March 2022
Tesco, Sainsbury's, Co-op, Aldi, M&S, Youngs and Greggs are among food businesses supporting the call for new, primary legislation to tackle the impact of our food system on climate, nature and health.
Animal Health and Welfare Pathway: a step in the right direction
25 February 2022
Defra has published its priorities for the Animal Health and Welfare Pathway, aimed at managing disease, improving the lives of all farmed animals and supporting farmers, financially, to make the transition to higher welfare.
Eating Better alliance mobilises campaigners to call for sustainable school meals
24 February 2022
Our Better By Half roadmap calls for sustainable food to be normalised in schools, hospitals, care homes and other public institutions, but convincing councils to improve procurement and shift to sustainable menus, requires effective lobbying and co-ordinated local action to put pressure on policymakers and procurement managers to make the necessary changes.
One Planet Plate: putting more sustainable choices on restaurant menus
21 February 2022
The Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) has launched the ‘One Planet Plate’ campaign with backing from a host of famous chefs including Raymond Blanc, Asma Khan and Thomasina Miers.
World Pulses Day: Putting more pulses on catering menus
9 February 2022
Jenny Chandler, self professed pulse addict, author of Pulse and Super Pulses, European Special Ambassador for the International Year of Pulses 2016 and chef for the HSI Forward Food Programme looks at the potential of putting more pulses on catering menus.
Producing, serving and buying better at the Oxford farming conferences
18 January 2022
Eating Better’s new year began with a panel and screening event at The Oxford Real Farming Conference (ORFC) 2022, which was moved online due to Omicron cases rising steeply.
Hubbub & M&S collaborate to spark more sustainable eating
7 January 2022
M&S and Hubbub have launched Sparking Change: The Challenge to support M&S customers to live healthier, more sustainable lives. This builds on the impact and learning from a pilot of the campaign we ran last year.
World Soil Day: Healthy soils are the life force of a thriving farm business
3 December 2021
Healthy soils are the life force of a thriving farm business. Yet despite its ubiquitous presence on every farm across the UK, our soil is being destroyed 10 times faster than it’s being created...
Buying Better: how shopping and eating sustainably can help tackle climate change and nature loss
25 November 2021
Agriculture is a huge contributor to the climate and nature crises. According to WWF UK, 30% of human-made greenhouse gas emissions are caused by food production and 60% of global nature loss is caused by the food system.
Resistance and Responsibility: antibiotic use in supermarket supply chains
24 November 2021
As Campaign Manager at the Alliance to Save our Antibiotics, I’ve been assessing UK supermarket’s antibiotics policies since 2017. Over this time I have seen a shift toward more robust antibiotic policies.
Living with Cows in a Net Zero Future
17 November 2021
Eating Better took part in an event during Nourish Scotland’s “Recipes for Resilience” at COP26 called “Living with Cows in a Net Zero Future”.
Table talk: Eating Better reflects on food matters at COP26 and beyond
17 November 2021
Eating Better went to Glasgow, primarily, to support our alliance member, Nourish Scotland’s Recipes for Resilience programme.
The Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration presented at COP26
11 November 2021
Eating Better is a supporter of the Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration and attended the official presentation at Glasgow City Chambers on COP26 Nature Day.
Eating Better at COP26 Glasgow
8 November 2021
Eating Better was in Glasgow for the first week of COP26, taking part in the Recipes for Resilience series of events hosted by alliance member, Nourish Scotland.
Driving ambition: our Impact Report 2020-21
25 October 2021
Looking at this year’s achievements, including progress against our Better by Half roadmap and the content of the National Food Strategy published in July, it feels as if we’ve turned a corner...
Serving Better: every meal counts in a climate emergency
19 October 2021
The second installment in our trilogy of brand films explores how local authorities can address the climate and nature emergencies and improve public health by promoting sustainable diets through the food they serve.
Serving Better: every meal counts in a climate and nature emergency
18 October 2021
Local diets have global impacts. We have developed a new guide and film to support local authorities to serve and source healthier, more sustainable meals.
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Eat: Festivals joins Eating Better
22 September 2021
‘Good stuff happens after a great meal’ is the motto of our newest member to the Eating Better alliance, eat:Festivals, a not-for-profit social enterprise, which operates predominantly in the South West of England.
Producing Better - our first ever brand film
10 September 2021
‘Producing Better’ is the first in our trilogy of Eating Better films which aim to bring our “Better by Half” roadmap to life, showcasing the businesses and organisations that are putting sustainability at the heart of their operations...
Forward Food Virtual Culinary Training
20 July 2021
Forward Food is the Humane Society International’s plant-based programme, working with major food service and universities to put more plants on plates.
Eating Better alliance welcomes landmark new report
15 July 2021
The National Food Strategy outlines a comprehensive plan to get us all eating better over the next decade, from a salt and sugar tax on processed foods to better support for farmers to move to more sustainable models, and teaching school children about food and how to cook.
New Broken Plate 2021 report examines the states of the nation’s food system showing inequity in obesity levels and affordability of healthy food as priorities
7 July 2021
The latest Broken Plate Report, the third in the series, from The Food Foundation shows the state of our current food system and the huge challenges we face in ensuring that everyone in the UK can afford and access a healthy and sustainable diet.