• The Tories should take back control of food supply policy | Letter

    17 days ago - By The Guardian

    Kate Howell says the value of sustainable producers and independent retailers needs to be recognised and supported Your report from the Tory party conference cites Liz Truss's view that the government is not responsible for food shortages in the shops ( Boris Johnson: petrol crisis and pig cull part of necessary post-Brexit transition, 3 October ). At the root of the predicament is the fact that this government feels no responsibility for our food supply. In the absence of anything like a coherent national food policy, the task of feeding the nation has, for many decades, been outsourced...
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