Tag Archives: Tom Macmillan

Nudge or be pushed

THE LIGHT-TOUCH approach to healthy food policy concerns campaigners, but the government and food businesses are now in contact more than ever – and it’s making a difference, Phil Hooper tells David Burrows.    It's no secret the coalition government likes to nudge rather than push. Nudging, an idea popularised by academics Richard Thaler and Cass…
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Push for GM continues

THE ENVIRONMENT Secretary, Owen Paterson, used his speech at the Oxford Farming Conference to once-again promote the role of genetically modified (GM) foods.   Paterson, who in December said GM “would be a good thing” highlighted the growing number of farmers that are using the technology and the “great opportunity” it provides.   However, he…
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