Healthy Families: The Present and Future Role of the Supermarket

by Beth Bradshaw | 20 February, 2020 3:31 pm

Food Active are delighted to have been able to contribute towards the new The All-Party Parliamentary Group on A Fit and Healthy Childhood report ‘Healthy Families: The Present and Future Role of the Supermarket’


Our Food and Nutrition Lead, Alex Holt and Project Officer, Beth Bradshaw were contributing authors to chapters 4 and 5, which specifically look at matters of access, ethnic/cultural diversity and disability affecting supermarket shopping, as well as food poverty and alongside others, make a series of recommendations for the supermarket to uphold their responsibility in the fight to tackle obesity.

Key recommendations of the APPG’s Report include:

Chair of the The All-Party Parliamentary Group on A Fit and Healthy Childhood, Steve McCabe said:

The report has been picked up by Politics Home[1] and The Mail Online[2].

You can access the report by following the link below.

 

Links:
  1. Politics Home: https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/health-and-care/illnesstreatments/opinion/slimming-world/109998/steve-mccabe-mp-supermarkets
  2. The Mail Online: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8024735/MPs-urge-supermarket-pantomime-villains-action-tackle-surging-UK-obesity.html

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