Food and Health APPG

First Registered: 29/09/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To promote understanding of food and health issues in Parliament, including advice on diet and nutrition.

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Recent Documents related to Food and Health

1. MIN 648 (M) MLC Food catering recognised qualifications
25/11/2020 - Maritime and Coastguard Agency
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Found: Convention, 2006: Food and Catering: Recognised Qualifications in Food Hygiene or Food Safety in Catering

2. Assuring standards in UK food and farming after EU Exit
22/12/2020 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: Safeguarding our animals and plants worth of food, feed and drink was exported in 2019, with key

3. Chemical incidents: UK recovery handbook
01/09/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: workshop 1st April 2010 Institu te of population health, Nottingham, City hospital 1st Water Environments

4. MIN 605 (M) MLC Food catering recognised qualifications
20/12/2019 - Maritime and Coastguard Agency
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Found: Convention, 2006: Food and Catering: Recognised Qualifications in Food Hygiene or Food Safety in Catering

5. Call for Evidence
29/01/2021 - Inquiry: Risk Assessment and Risk Planning - Risk Assessment and Risk Planning Committee
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Found: COMMITTEE ON FOOD, POVERTY, HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT CALL FOR EVIDENCE    The Select Committee on food, poverty

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Recent Speeches related to Food and Health

1. Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment Committee Report
10/06/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: House takes note of the report from the Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment Committee Hungry for - Speech Link
2: debate on behalf of the Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment. I start by thanking - Speech Link

2. Food Hygiene Rating Displays
07/10/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: taxpayer of requiring food business operators in England to display the relevant food hygiene rating score - Speech Link
2: highly successful food hygiene rating scheme plays a key role in protecting public health. I thank the noble - Speech Link
3: answer from the Minister. From my time at the Food Standards Agency, I realise that the legislation is - Speech Link

3. Listeria: Contaminated Sandwiches
17/06/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to make a statement on the listeria outbreak - Speech Link
2: of listeria in hospitals linked to contaminated food. The NHS has identified nine confirmed cases of - Speech Link

4. Agriculture Bill
14/07/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: resolutely organic and anti-GM, and closely linked to the food sovereignty movement. In the UK, agroecology has - Speech Link
2: They rightly strive to produce healthy and safe food, not only for human consumption but also for animal - Speech Link

5. Calorie Labelling (Out of Home Sector) (England) Regulations 2021
22/07/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: to display the calorie content of non-prepacked food and drink items, except alcohol, that are sold ready - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Food and Health
1. Food: Health
asked by: Barry Sheerman
20/04/2021
... what recent assessment his Department has made of the health effects of increases in portion sizes of food sold by supermarkets.

2. Food: Health Education
asked by: Chris Ruane
09/09/2019
... what public awareness campaigns his Department initiated on food and drink that poses a threat to public health in each of the last five years.

3. Fast Food: Health Hazards
asked by: David Davis
25/10/2019
... what assessment he has made of the effect on public health of the availability of convenience food products.

4. Food
asked by: Stuart Anderson
18/12/2020
... what steps his Department is taking to encourage (a) growth and (b) production of food in the UK for the domestic market.

5. Food
asked by: Stuart Anderson
04/12/2020
... what his timeline is for the second part of the National Food Strategy; and how members of the public can engage with that strategy.

Latest Questions
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7 Current APPG Officers
Martyn Day Portrait
Martyn Day
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Linlithgow and East Falkirk
Joined: 28th April 2016
Baroness Jenkin of Kennington Portrait
Baroness Jenkin of Kennington
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Lord Rooker Portrait
Lord Rooker
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
2 APPG Memberships
Gasworks Redevelopment , War Heritage
Baroness Walmsley Portrait
Baroness Walmsley
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir David Amess MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3452.

Email: amessd@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Ryan Parker, Central Lobby Consultants

Email: ryan.parker@centrallobby.com

Group's Website:

http://www.fhf.org.uk/

No benefits in kind are on record for the Food and Health APPG

Financial Benefits Received
Date
11 May 2020
Source
Danone
Value
£2,000
Date
24 Dec 2018
Source
Danone Holdings (UK)
Value
£2,000
Date
13 Dec 2017
Source
Danone Holdings (UK)
Value
£3,000
Former APPG Officers
None Portrait
Lord Rea
Vice Chair
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 20th May 2020
Countess of Mar Portrait
Countess of Mar
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Retired on 1 May 2020
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 8th April 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Earl Baldwin of Bewdley Portrait
Earl Baldwin of Bewdley
Secretary
Crossbench - Retired on 9 May 2018
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 26th April 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Gibson of Market Rasen Portrait
Baroness Gibson of Market Rasen
Treasurer
Labour - Deceased - 20 April 2018
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 14th March 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Jo Churchill Portrait
Jo Churchill
Vice Chair
Conservative - Bury St Edmunds
Joined: 28th April 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Countess of Mar Portrait
Countess of Mar
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Retired on 1 May 2020
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer Portrait
Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer
Co-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
Huw Irranca-Davies Portrait
Huw Irranca-Davies
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Ogmore
Joined: 29th September 2015
Departed: 16th March 2016
No other APPG Memberships