Food Rev Day 2014
We're so excited that member school, East Sheen Primary, will be cooking with Jamie O for Food Revolution Day.
Already over 9000 schools have registered for the live cooking session beamed from City Hall but let's make it 10,000.
Jamie has issued this message about the Guinness World Record attempt to get the most folk cooking at the same time and his more sobering goal to reduce childrenhood obesity by 5% in the next five years. We're with you on that one, Jamie!
In other news ...
Today we are raising awareness of the importance of school meal programmes worldwide and the positive impact they have on fostering healthy eating habits both at home and at school.
A new report from the Food Foundation has identified ten signs that show the UK’s food system has led the country into a national health crisis, with children and households on low incomes suffering the severest health consequences.
A new survey by Action on Sugar has revealed that many cereals with packaging that may appeal to children still contain 'unacceptable' amounts of sugar and salt with supermarkets' own-brand products being worst offenders.