“Slavery shouldn’t have been accepted in 1821 and is definitely unacceptable in 2021. Yet UK food outlets still contain food produced by slaves. How a food company addresses modern slavery is a good litmus test of its ethical credentials. There has been welcome action from some in recent years. However, a slave-free food sector will remain a distant dream unless those in positions of influence step up…”
Slavery in the food system is sadly not consigned to the history books. How can we move the dial on a slave-free food sector?
Read our Executive Director Dan Crossley’s full column in the Grocer magazine here.
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