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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Why the Sainsbury's-Asda merger is bad news for everyone

The 'mega merger' is a perfect illustration of the accelerating race to the bottom in the grocery retail sector.

Why the sugar industry should not be renationalised

Sugar beet refining was a nationalised industry until the 1970s. But rather than harking back to the height of the sugar rush, we should be weaning ourselves off the white stuff. 

The politics of food: What to look out for in 2018

For a sector that rarely gets mentioned unless dead or diseased animals are piling up, food has had a lively political year. New Bills have been passed, and chlorine-washed chicken has been discussed ...

To feed ourselves well after Brexit, we need to change the economics of farming

Getting post-Brexit farm policies right matters not only for the farming sector, but for health and wellbeing across the UK.

It's time to take back control of our food

Sainsbury’s just gave African fair trade farmers a real kick in the teeth. The supermarket has devised its own ‘fairly traded’ accreditation system, snubbing the well established independent Fai...

It’s you, me or the robot: why are workers in the food industry paid so little?

How profits are sucking the wealth out of our food system.

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