In 2018, a United nations special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights made some shocking encounters in the UK, one of the richest and most developed economies in the world. Almost 14 million people, or a fifth of entire populations, lives in poverty, leaving four million children without be made available to healthy and nutritious food.
According to the Food Ethics Council , countless families in the UK are’ food insecure, ’ facing stark preferences between buying menu, compensating the tariff or heating their home. A compounding of a lack of shops selling fresh nutrient, fast food channels near colleges and veggies that cost three times more than ultra-processed alternatives means that cheap food laden with salt, carbohydrate and saturated paunches are often their alone option. This is known as food poverty.