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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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11/09/14
Farm animals: Towards an idyllic good life?

Farm animals: Towards an idyllic good life?

Dan Crossley, joint author of our new report on farm animal welfare, makes the case for tackling the ethical issues surrounding how we rear animals for food - even if they are difficult and complex.
05/09/14
Food ethics and me

Food ethics and me

Food Ethics Council Trustee Geoff Tansey explains why he belives food ethics is so important, and how it can help transform our food systems for the better.

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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.