Time to stop playing the game?

Posted on 25 May 2011 in Go Local, Support Ethical | 0 comments

Shouldn’t we “consumers” realise that we’re all just pawns in the giant game of chess that the big supermarkets play amongst themselves? We can choose when the game ends by spending our money elsewhere. Supermarket monopoly is growing year on year. They use bullying tactics to score points off each other, and disregard the concerns […]

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The Danes Mar-mite have got it wrong

Posted on 25 May 2011 in Avoid Processed | 1 comment

“Marmite is a brownish vegetable extract with a toxic odor, saline taste and an axle grease consistency that has somehow captivated the British.” Warren Hoge, New York Times. So Denmark has banned Marmite? What’s that all about? Whether you fall into the “love it” or “hate it” camp it seems a bit strange that a […]

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Should healthy eating be on the school curriculum?

Posted on 23 May 2011 in Avoid Processed | 5 comments

Kids in Britain are eating badly. And no it’s not just some kids, it’s most kids. Just look at the stats from The National Diet and Nutrition Survey. It surveyed 2,672 young people 4-18 and found that; 96% of children do not get enough fruit and vegetables, 92% consume more saturated fat than is recommended, 86% consume too […]

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What are the new alternatives to supermarkets?

Posted on 23 May 2011 in Go Local, Support Ethical | 1 comment

It seems that everyone has something to say about supermarkets at the moment and they’re coming in for a lot of stick. Recently supermarkets have hit the news for many reasons, from trying to open stores where communities don’t want them and bullying Councils to misleading labelling of products as British and the tonnes of […]

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What would make you “Meat Free” for a day?

Posted on 23 May 2011 in Think Welfare | 2 comments

So, today’s Monday, what delectable delights have passed your lips so far today? Any meat? Supporters of Meat Free Monday say that by avoiding meat just one day a week we can contribute towards the following things: Less Pollution Protecting Animal Rights Better Health Alleviating World Hunger Making A Political Statement Which of these are […]

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