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Fussy eating

Fussy or picky eating is very common in toddlers and children, it often starts around the time that they move around independently and can peak at about 2 year’s old. 955 more words


Symposium on incarcerated hunger strikes at Kilmainham Gaol

Ciara Breathnach (Department of History, UL), along with Niall Bergin (Kilmainham Gaol), Ian Miller (UU), and Laura McAtackney (Aarhus University), has organised a symposium on hunger strikes at Kilmainham Gaol. 93 more words

News & Events

We Stand in Solidarity with Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Wisconsin

“Dying to Live” Humanitarian Food Refusal Campaign Against Torture
On June 10, 2016, Wisconsin prisoners held in long term solitary confinement at Waupun Correctional Institution and Columbia Correctional Institution began a “Food Refusal Campaign.” They wish to bring the horror of prolonged solitary confinement to the public’s attention and to end this torturous practice throughout Wisconsin prisons.  309 more words

From Inside Prison

A day in the life of a 'food refuser'

My son has a severely restricted diet and, like many autistic people, he has strong sensory aversions to the appearance, smell, texture and tastes of a variety of foodstuffs. 992 more words


NO! I will not eat it!

I know for a fact that all parents have heard this. If you haven’t, please, SHARE YOUR SECRETS!

When it comes down to the bare bones of eating, primal instincts, it is about nutrition. 852 more words


Week 39 - to eat or not to eat

Reindeer has had a cold for almost a week now. Apart from all the usual gumph that comes with having a cold, this one has had an extra effect: he pretty much stopped eating. 233 more words