Tag Archives: Sustainable Diet

Meat needs higher value, says WWF

PLACING GREATER value on meat could help to cut consumption with knock-on benefits for the environment and health, according to a new report published by WWF-UK and the Food Ethics Council (FEC).     High meat consumption has been associated with a number of factors related to important challenges facing the global food system, including…
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Sustainable Diets

ENCOURAGING CONSUMERS to adopt sustainable diets is important for health, environmental and social reasons. But there is difficulty in defining what such a diet is and how to communicate this to the consumer in a way they can engage with says Louise Neville, Sustainability Officer, Quorn.   Consumers will ask why they should make changes,…
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British population falling short of daily iron needs

LACK OF iron in the diet is a key health problem in the UK. Commenting on this latest health news from MeatMATTERS.com, independent dietitian, Dr Carrie Ruxton a member of the Meat Advisory Panel (MAP), notes: “First of all it is vital to note that iron is essential for the formation of haemoglobin which is…
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Putting VEG at the heart of the plate

This article first appeared in the 23 March issue of Fresh Produce Journal www.freshinfo.com. It has been published here with the publication’s approval.   The government might not want to commit on what it sees as a sustainable diet, but foodservice companies have become tired of waiting. Will a series of ‘smarter’ sustainable menus see…
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