Terms and conditions

FFL Programme

Food – a fact of life (FFL) is a comprehensive, progressive education programme which communicates up-to-date, evidence-based, consistent and accurate messages around ‘food’ to all those involved in education. FFL is managed by the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF), in partnership with the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).

Conditions for use

Use in schools

Food - a fact of life resources have been developed to be used in educational settings – to support your classroom delivery and students learning. They are provided free of charge.

Food - a fact of life resources may be used for initial or teacher training courses, as well as other staff development activities, provided that acknowledgement is given to the source and the website is stated: www.foodafactoflife.org.uk.

Most resources are provided in an editable format, allowing teachers in different educational settings the ability to modify the materials to better suit the needs of their learners, e.g. increase font size, remove images, allow more room to add answers.

Use in publications

Food - a fact of life resources should not be downloaded and provided to others (in printed or digital formats) without prior permission, e.g. as a training booklet, DropBox folder. They have been created to be used to support teaching and learning within the classroom and are provided free of charge via this website.

Food - a fact of life resources, i.e. the content (such as text, images, charts, illustrations and video), are copyrighted, and may not be used in any other publications without prior permission.

  • This does not apply to educational settings, such as schools, where the resources may be edited and/or merged into booklets or presentations to support teaching and learning within that specific setting.
  • If an original, modified, or part of a Food – a fact of life resource is shared with other teachers, for example through other websites, online resource portals and/or social media, then acknowledgment to Food - a fact of life and the website (foodafactoflife.org.uk) must be given. The resource should not be presented as your own work.

Food – a fact of life resources must not be sold, either in their entirety or in ‘parts’ of a larger resource. Permission must be sort if the resources are being provided as part of a ‘paid-for’ service.  


The information on this site is for your information only. We take every step to try and ensure that the information on the site is accurate and complete, but the BNF/AHDB will not be responsible for any loss suffered or incurred as a result of any reliance placed on the site or its contents. The site contains links to other sites, but this is not an endorsement of the organisations they depict or their products or services. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for any of the material contained on any third party web site.

All material on this site is © Food – a fact of life 2019, unless otherwise stated. You may browse the site and print copies of extracts for personal use, but not for redistribution without our written consent.

The advice provided on this site is generic in nature. The British Nutrition Foundation cannot provide personalised dietary or lifestyle advice. If you require individually tailored advice regarding food, nutrition and lifestyle then contact your own GP or a dietitian.

Contact information

British Nutrition Foundation
New Derwent House
69-73 Theobalds Road

Email: postbox@nutrition.org.uk
Phone: 020 7557 7930
Web: www.nutrition.org.uk www.foodafactoflife.org.uk www.nutrition.training

Registered charity No.251681
A charity registered in Scotland – SC040061 251681
Registered in England as a company limited by guarantee No. 898651


Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board
Stoneleigh Park 

Email: education@ahdb.org.uk
Telephone: 024 7669 2051

Web: www.ahdb.org.uk/education

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