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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


22/05/17
Rise of the citizens

Rise of the citizens

From consumer to citizens. A reflection on the power of language and how to catalyse systemic change.
02/05/17
Sustainable food - the ‘ugly duckling’ issue?

Sustainable food - the ‘ugly duckling’ issue?

The Food Ethics Council believes that it is crucial to break out of an ‘ugly duckling’ way of thinking about food and farming.

Latest Twitter posts


Half term approaches and we are reminded again of the social injustice of 'Holiday Hunger' - read our blog here… https://t.co/x6SVWk1qR3
Can we support you and your business in navigating your way through any challenging ethical food issues?… https://t.co/LfoVblnHLJ
Technology developments in farming - can it encourage the younger generation back into agriculture??? https://t.co/zlvdxOXfsr

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.