Professor of Food and Health Policy, City, University of London
I am professor of food and health policy at the Centre for Food Policy at City University London. I have worked on issues related to food poverty, cooking skills, local sustainable food supplies, the role of markets and co-ops in promoting health, farmers markets, food deserts & food access, retail concentration and globalisation. .
Contributions include chapters to books on public health and health. promotion I recently edited a special edition of the British Food Journal on food banks [2014, 116 (9)]. More recent work has included research on the European Most Deprived Persons Programme; a review of food taxation schemes and a critique of the English Responsibility Deal.
Jan 24, 2023 05:40 am UTC| Insights & Views
When Englands Food Standards Agency boss Susan Jebb recently compared eating cake at work to passive smoking, office cubicle walls across the land quivered. She told The Times: If nobody brought in cakes into the...
Feb 01, 2017 16:38 pm UTC| Insights & Views
With ten million tonnes of food going to waste in the UK every year, it is often suggested that leftovers should be distributed to food charities to help tackle food poverty. It sounds like a a win-win solution reduce...