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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


02/08/17
Imagine…. it’s easy if you try…

Imagine…. it’s easy if you try…

Rainy day inspirations for a better food and farming future.
18/07/17
Forgotten food issues

Forgotten food issues

Why are some food issues 'forgotten' or neglected? Our latest Business Forum guests discussed this thorny issue, which we also threw open to the tweetosphere in a tweetchat.

Latest Twitter posts


RT @ASOAntibiotics: @FoodEthicsNews Yes @bethkirk100 labelling isn't 100% perfect, but err on the side of highest welfare possible #lessand…
You can buy antibiotic-free meat. FYI @ASOAntibiotics important campaign calling for ban on preventative routine us… https://t.co/C2vV6kBHS2
Interesting/ important sounding @RCPCHtweets event on poverty & child health 25 Oct w/ speakers incl @hlambiemumford https://t.co/hK7wPHlaHh
RT @DefraChiefScien: Could you advise on the #evidence @DefraGovUK uses in its policy? If so, see 2 jobs on its #Science Advisory Council h…

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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.