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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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30/05/18
Time for a cultured discussion – in Hay of course

Time for a cultured discussion – in Hay of course

The debate over cultured meat raises big questions, as yet we don't have all the answers.

24/05/18
Is clean meat the meat of the future?

Is clean meat the meat of the future?

Will clean meat capture the market? Only time will tell, says Council member Ralph Early, Professor of Food Industry at Harper Adams University.

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RT @FoodEthicsNews: 20 TODAY... On this day (28 May) in 1998, a new organisation had its first ever meeting and the Food Ethics Council was…

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