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COVID-19: Guidance for community food organisations

The Scottish Government Food Insecurity Team have provided guidance for community food initiatives (CFIs), which covers information on: How CFIs can help: the Scottish Welfare Fund and use of vouchers; staff, volunteer and service user safety; food supply; maintaining dignity whilst providing food aid; food safety; and details about how to contact this Scottish Government …

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COVID-19: Scottish Government support for community food responses

On 18 March, the Scottish Government announced an investment of £350 million to support local communities and households in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic. Information about the Third Sector Resilience Fund is available on the SCVO website

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COVID-19: General public health advice, resources and food safety

For the most up to date health advice please visit NHS Inform.  A coronavirus communication toolkit, including posters and social media posts for organisations to print and share, is available to download. BSL videos are available on YouTube and NHS Inform has also produced some Easy Read documents Information about Food Safety is available from Food …

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Nourish survey

A message from the Nourish team:- The outbreak of coronavirus is having a major impact on different parts of the food system. We want to understand the effect this disruption is having on those within our network in order to inform how we can best support each other in the next stages. Please help us …

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E-bulletin: 19 March 2020

Please follow the link to our newest e-bulletin here.

Also posted in CFHS updates |

Coronavirus guidance

Coronavirus guidance If you are concerned over how you or your food initiative should respond to coronavirus then the best source of information for the public is NHS Inform, with Health Protection Scotland providing the latest advice for professional staff. Information should also be sought from local official sources. Many of you will be trusted …

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Fare Choice 81

Please see the publications library for the March edition of Fare Choice.

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World Obesity Day – Wednesday 4 March 2020

The roots of obesity run deep…  See what is happening for World Obesity Day on 4 March 2020 around the globe.  Find out more here.

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Fairtrade Fortnight – 24 February to 8 March

To get involved or find out more information please visit the Fairtrade Foundation website.

Also posted in Misc food and health |