Our mission is to accelerate the shift towards fair food systems that respect people, animals and the planet.

Our Focus

Our work is about transforming the discussion around food and farming, using ethics and values as our foundation, to pave the way to a fair food system that respects people, animals and the planet.

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Community food resilience

Co-developing a strategy out of household food insecurity

The dairy project

Making dairy work better for people, planet and animals

Our Issues

We investigate, analyse and explore a wide range of issues and ethical debates surrounding UK food and farming and global food system sustainability. Explore our issues pages to learn more about the challenges and opportunities we must collectively take on to create fair food systems for all.

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Meat, Livestock & Dairy

Producing and eating meat and dairy foods have significant impacts on people’s health, the planet and animal welfare.

Food & poverty

With diet-related illnesses – and their associated costs – on the rise in the UK, we urgently need to address the root causes of poverty.

Latest opinion

Blogs, long reads and inspiration exploring ethics, policy and the future of food


Reasons for optimism: the Food Ethics Council at Groundswell 2022

We’re back from Groundswell, where we temporarily left the doom and gloom behind to run a session where we asked farmers about what they felt optimistic about. Here are some of our (positive) takeaways from this year’s event…

Food Ethics Council
28 Jun 2022

Intervening for better food systems

Exec Director, Dan Crossley, turns an admiring eye to Scotland's Good Food Nation Bill in a plea to UK government

Dan Crossley
24 Jun 2022

Civil(ised) society – the role of food

What does civil(ised) society mean to you? Our Exec Director tries to answer that big question, in relation to food

Dan Crossley
8 Jun 2022

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Our events are designed to stimulate debate and constructive thinking about the issues that surround the world of food.