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      Food Waste – Kerry’s Bill

      On 9th September, Kerry McCarthy MP will be introducing her Food Waste (Reduction) Bill in the House of Commons. This Bill seeks to ensure that more of the obscene amounts of food needlessly wasted through the food industry supply chains … Continue reading

      7th Sep 2015
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      Recipe Competition – Julie – Chick Pea & Sweet Potato Curry

      Fry onions and garlic in a little oil Add green pepper (sliced) and small chunks of sweet potato Add cumin seeds, fresh coriander, chilli, ginger (generous amounts, fresh if possible) Add stock (veg of course!) and black onion seeds if … Continue reading

      6th Jul 2011
      
      	

      Have I Got MOOs For You

      Manchester FoE has been raising awareness about the new Sustainable Livestock Bill, introduced in June by MP Robert Flello. In our August newsletter we reported how Withington MP John Leech took part in a Rainforest Free Lunch photo shoot to … Continue reading

      21st Dec 2010
      
      	

      Fix the Food Chain

      It’s time for Real Food. It’s time to rethink our use of artificial fertilisers and pesticides that damage our health, and the wasteful transportation of produce across the world that contributes to climate change. Above all, it’s time for a … Continue reading

      31st Oct 2010
      
      	

      Tony Lloyd gets amongst the cows

      Manchester MP Tony Lloyd took time out from the Labour conference in Manchester this week to pose with local campaigners to pledge his support for a new law to halt the environmental damage being caused by factory farming.

      30th Sep 2010
      
      	

      Tony Lloyd promises local cows that he will vote for rainforest-free food

      Manchester MP Tony Lloyd took time out from the Labour conference in Manchester today to pose with local campaigners to pledge his support for a new law to halt the environmental damage being caused by factory farming.

      27th Sep 2010
      
      	

      Fix The Food Chain – summer 2010 update

      John Leech supports rainforest-free lunches and Robert Flello launches livestock bill. Factory farming of poultry, pigs and cattle in Europe relies heavily on high-protein animal feed. This has created a global food chain depending on feed crops from the other … Continue reading

      10th Aug 2010
      
      	

      John Leech MP enjoys rainforest free lunch to show support for planet-friendly farming

      News release John Leech MP joined Manchester Friends of the Earth today to show his support for rainforest-free meat and dairy.  He is one of more than 160 MPs to back calls for farm animals to be born, bred and … Continue reading

      7th Jun 2010
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      MP Is Hit with Chicks

      As part of World Food Day on 16 October 2009, we were joined by Liberal Democrat MP John Leech and Chorlton councillor Paul Ankers in our office on Oldham Street. In this unique indoor picnic event, Mr Leech was invited … Continue reading

      5th Nov 2009