Tag Archives: Mark Goldring

Big rise in UK food poverty sees 20m meals given out in last year

FOOD BANKS and food aid charities gave more than 20 million meals last year to people in the UK who could not afford to feed themselves – a 54 per cent increase on the previous 12 months, according to a report published today by Oxfam, Church Action on Poverty and The Trussell Trust.    …
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UK food prices highest in Europe

PEOPLE IN the UK are facing among the highest and most volatile food prices in Western Europe, according to a new global food database released by Oxfam today.                     New global food index compares 125 countries to reveal the best and worst places to eat healthily…
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Oxfam land report names and shames big brands

A NEW REPORT by Oxfam on the use of land for sugar crops in developing countries makes claims that some of the biggest food and drink brands in the world are not doing enough to stop poor people from being forced from their land and homes to make way to grow crops     The…
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