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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.

Featured Issues

For whom? Questioning the food and farming research agenda.

Latest blog posts


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.

21/05/18
Food Sustainability Index must strengthen its farm animal welfare analysis

Food Sustainability Index must strengthen its farm animal welfare analysis

Farm animal welfare is a critical indicator of sustainability, and additional indicators are urgently needed, says ffinlo Costain.

Latest Twitter posts


RT @Food_Foundation: We're hiring! Join the Food Foundation's dynamic team as a maternity cover Research and Policy Adviser. Deadline June…
RT @RootsToWork: NEW: Compassion in World Farming is hiring a #fundraising adminstrator >> Deadline 31 May https://t.co/642vvwUjRe >> @ciw
RT @ProfTimLang: Surely the UK Govt cannot be serious to be considering using prisoners to replace lost EU migrant labour on farms: https:/…
Do check out this interview btwn Tony Cooke and the inspirational Helen Browning, farmer, Chief Exec of… https://t.co/jg44j3UwV3

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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.