Fabian Commission: Food bank use the "tip of the iceberg" of food poverty and insecurity
Fabian Commission on Food and Poverty publishes report after yearlong investigation into food poverty
A THINK TANK's year-long investigation into food poverty has found that the growth in food bank use in the UK represents only a small portion of those affected by food poverty and insecurity.
Teachers trained to spot underfed children as food insecurity skyrockets
As cutbacks deepen, teachers are taught to spot malnutrition and hunger
TEACHERS throughout Scotland are to be issued advice on how to detect hunger and malnutrition in children, following a marked rise in food insecurity.
The guidance, which will be distributed next week, states that hunger "is moving from the exceptional to the more commonplace" among families in Scotland.