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Seeking local-global synergies

April 27th 2015

LiveWell for LIFE has identified eight policy recommendations which we believe can greatly support the adoption of healthy, sustainable diets. These were presented at ‘On our plate today: healthy and sustainable food choices’ which took place in Brussels 11 December 2014. In this blog, Nick Hughes, Food Sustainability Adviser at WWF-UK, talks about the topic of recommendation number six:… read more

New eating well toolkit: science based – visual – realistic

April 20th 2015

The ideal health professional toolkit to motivate and help patients improve their eating habits and health.  LiveWell for LIFE in association with Alpro and leading nutrition and dietetic experts, recently launched the new Smarter Solution to Eating Well Toolkit. This already popular and visually motivating resource has been developed to assist health professionals in promoting… read more

The real price of cheap food

March 30th 2015

The price of food is big news right now. Food price deflation, along with a rock bottom oil price, is the primary reason why here in the UK inflation fell to the lowest level since records began at the start of 2015. On the face of it that’s good news for consumers. The less money… read more

Newsletter March 2015

March 26th 2015

After three and a half glorious years, the LiveWell for LIFE project is coming to an end. But don’t despair: as we wait to find out about further funding, the project partners — WWF and Friends of Europe — remain committed to work on sustainable food consumption and are planning our activities over the coming… read more

The environment, competition policy and economic growth

March 25th 2015

LiveWell for LIFE has identified eight policy recommendations which we believe can greatly support the adoption of healthy, sustainable diets. These were presented at ‘On our plate today: healthy and sustainable food choices’ which took place in Brussels 11 December. In this blog, Duncan Williamson – Food Policy Manager, WWF-UK talks about the topic of recommendation number… read more

Launch of a Swedish food policy

March 24th 2015

It is actually quite impossible to find someone who is against the launch of a Swedish food policy. However, stakeholders have diverse ideas of what the content of such a food policy should be. So it was not surprising that the room was packed at the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation on 5 March, as… read more

How more inclusive food policies could help the EU live long and prosper

March 3rd 2015

LiveWell for LIFE has identified eight policy recommendations which we believe can greatly support the adoption of healthy, sustainable diets. These were presented at ‘On our plate today: healthy and sustainable food choices’ which took place in Brussels 11 December. In this blog, Brigitte Alarcon Sustainable Food Policy Officer – LiveWell for LIFE, talks about the topic… read more

LiveWell call to action!

December 17th 2014

  On 11 December – at On our plate today: healthy sustainable diets – LiveWell for LIFE presented all conference delegates with our call to action: It’s time for the EU to act on food for people and the planet.  The social, environmental and economic case for EU policy action on sustainable food production and… read more

Newsletter December 2014

December 5th 2014

One week to go! Yes, we’re only a few days away from LiveWell for LIFE’s final conference. On 11 December we’ll be welcoming 200 leading food, environment and health experts – from across the policy, civil society and business sectors – to Thon Hotel EU. Here we’ll look at the need for a global food… read more