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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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Snapshot: UK sustainable food systems in the spotlight

Latest blog posts


12/12/18
Ten reasons to be optimistic about the future of UK food and farming

Ten reasons to be optimistic about the future of UK food and farming

Amidst the doom, turmoil and uncertainty, there are still reasons to be optimistic about the future of UK food and farming.

27/11/18
Stronger focus needed on animal welfare metrics

Stronger focus needed on animal welfare metrics

Farm animal welfare is at the heart of food sustainability, we must monitor it more closely with better metrics. 

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Scientific targets featured in EAT-Lancet commission’s ‘planetary health diet’ recommend obtaining approx' 35% of c… https://t.co/JVM5bKsDtw

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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.