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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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Sharing the Chair

Sharing the Chair

Being the Chair of a charity doesn’t have to be a long-term commitment. Here’s how and why we adopted a rotating Chair model of governance.

My vision for post-Brexit Britain

My vision for post-Brexit Britain

For British farming to flourish, the government must be unqualified in its support for the UK’s food supply chain says NFU President Minette Batters.


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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.