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Welsh Food Advisory Committee meeting – 21 April 2022

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Agenda and papers for the Themed Welsh Food Advisory Committee Meeting

Agenda and Papers

Themed Welsh Food Advisory Committee Meeting

Theme: Food Insecurity

09:30- 09:35  Welcome, apologies and declarations of interest

09:35- 09:40  WFAC - Chair’s Report

09:40- 09:45  FSA in Wales Director’s Report

09:45- 10:05  Trends in the economy and cost-of-living: assessing the impact on households – Cian Siôn, Wales Governance Centre, Cardiff University (MS Teams) 

10:05- 10:25  Food insecurity in context: FSA insight and analysis – Joanna Disson, Head of Social Science, FSA (MS Teams) 

10:25- 11:05  How people experiencing food poverty are accessing food:

  • Professor Yingli Wang, Logistics and Operations Management, Cardiff University – Over pre-recorded video 
  • Susan Lloyd-Selby, Network Lead Wales – Trussell Trust (MS Teams) 
  • Sarah Germain, CEO and Katie Padfield, Head of Development – FareShare Cymru (MS Teams) 

11:05- 11:15  Break

11:15- 11:35  Tackling Food Poverty: Welsh Government – Dr David Lloyd-Thomas, Head of Food Policy & Strategy Unit and Maureen Howells, Prosperous Futures Division (MS Teams) 

11:35- 11:50  An alternative approach to food poverty and healthy eating – Robbie Davison, Can Cook (In person) 

11:50- 12:05  Food insecurity: Food safety considerations for Local Authorities – Ceri Edwards, Environmental Health Manager, Caerphilly County Borough Council and Daniel Morelli, Head of Public Protection, Torfaen County Borough Council (MS Teams) 

12:05- 12:30  FSA Core Strategy and Food Insecurity: Forward look FSA Strategy Team and Social Science Team (MS Teams) 

12:30- 12:45  Food insecurity: Impact on dietary behaviour – Charlotte Hardman, Senior Lecturer and Director of Postgraduate Research Department of Psychology, Liverpool University (MS Teams) 

12:45- 13:30  Lunchbreak 

13:30- 14:30  Committee discussion on potential action areas for FSA in relation to food security – WFAC members 

14:30- 14:45  Any other business and close