Food poverty is a "Public Health Emergency" driven by falling pound and austerity
Scottish News: Scottish News: UK hunger epidemic becoming a 'Public Health Emergency'
Britain's currency crisis is leading to a food emergency across Scotland and the rest of Britain with a number of high profile academics warning that the epidemic "has all the signs of a public health emergency that could go unrecognised until it is too late to take preventative action,"
Food poverty is now an "emergency" in the UK according to a letter co-signed by six leading public health experts in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). The lead author of the document, David Taylor-Robinson, warns that the "rising cost of living" coupled with "austere welfare reforms" by the Westminster government were responsible.
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