Covid-19

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Food Charities Stretched to Their Limits by the Pandemic

Globally, people have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic in a multitude of ways. One of the effects of the pandemic has been that more people are struggling to put food on the table. Despite the UK being one of the richest countries in the world, Sustain UK, a charity providing accommodation for vulnerable adults, estimates that …

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Growing Food a Lot Closer to Home

Over the past year, we have all had to think about where our food is coming from. The stark reality of empty supermarket shelves was an impactful sight, reminding us that all our food doesn’t magically appear on the shelves for us to purchase and take home. In the UK, we import 45% of our food. …

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Food and Covid-19: Is Our Food Safe?

Worried about catching Covid-19 from your food? The good news is that the consensus among scientists is that the risk of catching Covid-19 from your food is very low. However, research into the behaviour of the virus in different environmental conditions has yielded some interesting results. Scientists were already aware that freezing rarely destroys viruses; …

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