Month: April 2020

Prof Doherty to give evidence to International Trade Committee examining impact of COVID-19 on UK food supplies

29 April 2020 / IKnowFood

Prof Bob Doherty will be providing virtual evidence to the International Trade Committee, from 14.30 on Thursday 30 April. The inquiry will continue to examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, this session will be looking at the global trade in agri-food and theĀ  impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on UK food supplies. Background According […]

New paper explores how Covid 19 has exposed inequalities in the food system

16 April 2020 / IKnowFood

The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed the profound insecurity of large segments of the UK population; increased unemployment, reduced hours, and enforced self-isolation for multiple vulnerable groups is likely to lead to an increase in UK food insecurity, exacerbating diet-related health inequalities. The social and economic crisis associated with the pandemic has exposed the fragility of […]