Christmas comes early for the Organic Sector

posted in: Food, Health, Organics

“This is an amazing Christmas present for the organic community and we’re delighted”, says Bailey Peryman, Co-Chairperson for the Soil & Health Association, welcoming the Government’s announcement to progress with a national standard for organic production next year. “People want clean, safe food, and are increasingly turning … Read More

Childhood obesity plan a fat lot of good

posted in: Health, Media Releases

The government’s Childhood Obesity Plan doesn’t go nearly far enough to address the alarming increase in childhood obesity, according to the Soil & Health Association.   “There are some commendable actions in this plan, but the rise of obesity in … Read More

Urgent action needed on obesity

posted in: Health, Media Releases

he Soil & Health Association commends the New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) for their policy briefing ‘Tackling Obesity’.* Obesity is a major public health issue in New Zealand. It is making people sick and unhappy, and putting a strain on … Read More

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