27 March 2013

Food for thought March 2013

Camborne, Pool and Redruth Food Bank appeals for help after running out of stock thisiscornwall 22 March 2013

London food poverty fears grow Guardian 27 March 2013

“Food banks are the safety net of safety nets. It is only when government fails that food banks have to step in. Important as [food banks] are – I admire and commend the people working in food pantries and soup kitchens – they are not a substitute for social policies that protect people.” Olivier de Schutter, UN special rapporteur on the right to food (Guardian 24 February 2013)

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