Food Voices

Our new regular feature FOOD VOICES is a space for people working on food matters to express their opinions on topical issues they feel strongly about. We encourage readers to contribute to the debate by commenting on these articles.


February 23, 2017

“A food dystopia: Is Britain sleepwalking into a crisis?”

by Terry Marsden and Kevin Morgan, Cardiff University[i] Back to the future? The historical ability for the UK state to periodically create self-inflicted harm upon its […]
February 7, 2017

New Brexit Blog post – “How migrants are crucial to your lunch”

by Stephen Devlin, Senior Economist, New Economics Foundation.  More than any other sector, the UK’s food industry relies on migrant workers. Fruit pickers in the strawberry […]
January 17, 2017

The UK Agri-Food Sector , Brexit and International Trade: Opportunities and Challenges

by Michael Cardwell, Professor of Agricultural Law, University of Leeds and Fiona Smith, Professor of International Economic Law, University of Warwick.  The Context International trade continues to […]
September 14, 2016

Brexit – risks and opportunities for food policy and regulation

by Sue Davies, Chief Policy Adviser, Which? Our food system, food controls and food choices have been closely inter-twined with our relationship with the EU for […]
July 4, 2016

Food, Brexit and the Consequences: what can academics and the UK food movement do?

by Professor Tim Lang These are extraordinary food times requiring special attention from members of all the progressive food alliances which have grown in recent years, […]