19th March 2013
Grand Connaught Rooms, London
“Kids would rather be hungry than stigmatized…..It’s not that they don’t like fruit and vegetables in schools; it’s that they don’t know what they are.” Dr Janey Thornton, Under-Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, US Department of Agriculture
“My frustration is that I’m seeing a generation of kids slowly being squeezed <because of food poverty>” Steve Iredale, headteacher and President, NAHT
“Are we in despair or optimism on this issue?” Jay Rayner, BBC1’s The One Show, The Observer
From food in nurseries and schools to fussy eating at home; the ever-growing challenge of how best to help families struggling to cope with the cost of food and the power of cooking skills to help young people in care get off to a healthy start, our Children’s Food Conference 2013 tackled some of the tough questions currently facing policymakers when it comes to children’s nutrition.
Read how our survey with professionals made national headlines ahead of the conference
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