From 24 July it will be mandatory to wear a face mask or covering in shops and supermarkets in England, where social distancing cannot always be maintained.
This was the message from Professor Tim Lang at the OFC Bitesize webinar Towards Greater Self Sufficiency, examining the future of food security in Britain.
Billions of masks and gloves are ending up in the sea during the pandemic, says Ocean Conservancy, warning we're heading for a surge in ocean pollution.
The Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment has published a report questioning the affordability of the recommended healthy diet.
The Rainforest Alliance has enhanced its sustainability certification, with the publication of a new programme embracing more robust criteria.
Nestlé has announced that its KitKat brand will source Rainforest Alliance Certified Cocoa from October, abandoning its ten-year involvement with Fairtrade.
More than 100 scientists this week signed a statement to reassure the public that reusable containers are safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Public health authorities have launched a 'rapid evidence review' into the ability of vitamin D to reduce the risks from coronavirus.
Brighton is to become the first location for new plant-based business Clean Kitchen Club, delivering vegan burgers to the doorsteps of local residents.
Following a campaign by footballer Marcus Rashford, the Government has a made a U-turn on its decision to stop free school meal vouchers at the end of term.
As evidence builds that COVID-19 patients with vitamin D deficiency are more likely to experience severe clinical outcomes, urgent trials are underway.
As Government steers its ‘public money for public goods’ farming system through parliament, The EOF is concerned organic options are being side-lined.
A recent survey carried out by the National Association of Health Stores reveals predominantly 'confident' outlooks among health stores for the future.
Better Food is partnering with City to Sea on a #ContactlessCoffee initiative to enable the ethical retailer to create safely revive the use of reusables.
A new study has revealed that since schools shut down in March there has been a significant decrease in the amount of fruit and veg consumed by children.
Recent Mintel research into food and drink revealed some positive impacts of the coronavirus crisis on the way Brits intend to eat beyond the pandemic.