“While we celebrate that [action by some food businesses during the pandemic], it is also important to acknowledge the need for a rethink in our approach to addressing hunger and hardship. The pandemic highlighted how quickly people’s circumstances can change. The compassion and community spirit shown by many have been hugely welcome, but not everyone is treated with dignity. We must break out of a two-tier food system, where the wealthy get to choose what they want and the ‘have nots’ are expected to eat the crumbs off the table.”
There are several different roles food companies can, and should, take in addressing household food insecurity….
Read our Executive Director Dan Crossley’s full column in the Grocer magazine here.
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