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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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Latest blog posts


24/02/15
Fairtrade - the new normal?

Fairtrade - the new normal?

Mike Gidney, CEO of the Fairtrade Foundation, asks what it will take to make fair trade practices the norm.
19/01/15
Food on the agenda?

Food on the agenda?

Which food and farming issues will be on the agenda in 2015?

Latest Twitter posts


Great that David Croft & @forgetfulfarmer - both Food Ethics Council members - named on the Scottish Food Commission http://t.co/FzeMgCzDSB
New conference report from our friends @nourishscotland MT @kamayoq: Our common wealth of food http://t.co/G9EXrTSXjQ
Our February newsletter is out now: food news and views http://t.co/sDTnARTjBq
The opening of the international agroecology forum in Mali http://t.co/T1cRaA1cKq

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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.