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The Food Ethics Council is a charity that provides independent advice on the ethics of food and farming. Our aim is to create a food system that is fair and healthy for people, animals and the environment.

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Food issues census 2017

Food issues census 2017

In 2011, the Food Ethics Council researched and published the first Food Issues Census. Five years on, the Food issues census 2017 was published, assessing how the landscape has changed.

Latest blog posts


23/06/17
Joining the dots of the Welsh food system

Joining the dots of the Welsh food system

Jane Powell on the meaning of food
22/06/17
The responsibility of eating out

The responsibility of eating out

A year on from our Catering for Sustainability report

Latest Twitter posts


Just a few hours until #FoodTalks begins - we're looking forward to hearing @Jane1Ogden talk - read her blog https://t.co/sFvPWXYbFG
@TheGrocer See our exciting new work w/ @NewCitProj on #foodcitizenship https://t.co/TLvt11wrrX. Lots there for progressive food businesses
We're looking forward to tonight's #FoodTalks event hosted by @impacthubkc - we'll be live streaming on Twitter! https://t.co/A3tiO7Tq3m
@tom_levitt See our exciting new work w/ @NewCitProj on #foodcitizenship https://t.co/TLvt11wrrX. Lots there for progressive food businesses

Get involved

Our Business Forum provides an opportunity to learn about ethical questions around climate change, obesity and other core concerns for the food industry, why not get involved and join? Visit our Business Forum page to find out more.