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Guest Blog: Over-eating out of the home – why calorie labelling is needed.

  Florence Sheen is a PhD student researcher from the University of Liverpool who has recently completed her studies and passed her viva. As a member of the Appetite and Obesity group in Psychological Sciences, her research focused on investigating

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Guest Blog: Planning reform would reduce carbon emissions – and improve activity levels

With the General Election now just one week away, in our latest guest blog we hear from Sustrans North to find out more about their very own manifesto, which calls on the next Government to introduce a series of measures

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#FoodActive2019 Conference Hub

The #FoodActive2019 Conference Hub is now live, where you can access the full event write up, speaker presentations and summaries, gallery and more.

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Food Active Bulletin: November

Keep up to date with the latest news by subscribing to our monthly bulletins! This month’s highlights include: #FoodActive2019 Conference Hub – now live! NEW Food Active and Children’s Food Campaign survey NEW Healthy Weight Declaration Impact and Influence Report

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Guest Blog: A delegates experience of ‘Healthy Weight in all Policies – Two Years On’.

In our latest guest blog, we hear from Macarena Rueda, PhD student at the University of Liverpool, to discuss her highlights from attending the #FoodActive2019 conference earlier this month.  On the 12th of November I attended Food Active’s ‘Healthy Weight

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Food Active and the Children’s Food Campaign launch survey to gather parents views of packaging of food and drink aimed at children

Today Food Active and the Children’s Food Campaign have launched a new survey to gather parents’ perceptions of the food and drink packaging aimed at children.  Cartoon, TV and film characters on food and drink packaging – they are everywhere!

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Guest Blog: Even better if… The campaign to create a Healthy Schools Rating Scheme that’s fit for purpose

In our latest guest blog, we hear from Jack Reynolds-Ryan, Policy Officer at School Food Matters, to find out how they are putting the long-awaited Healthy School Rating Scheme to the test… School Food Matters (SFM) has campaigned for the introduction

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#FoodActive2019 welcomes 100 delegates and speakers to ‘Healthy Weight in all Policies: Two Years On’

Food Active are welcoming 100 delegates and speakers to Central Manchester today for our annual conference, to discuss how healthy weight can be considered across all organisations and departments The conference, titled ‘Healthy Weight in all Policies: Two Years On’, will be held

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NEW: Healthy Weight Declaration Impact and Influence Case Study Report

Food Active are delighted to present our new report, ‘Healthy Weight Declaration: Impact and Influence Case Study Report’ which provides insight into the impact and influence the Declaration has had within different councils, each with their own political structures, priorities,

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Pendle becomes the 20th council to sign up to the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight

We are pleased to announce that Pendle Council have adopted the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight, bringing the number of local authority adoptees up to 20.  Pendle Council have become the 20th local council to adopt the Local Government

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