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Snapshot: UK sustainable food system in the spotlight

Snapshot: UK sustainable food system in the spotlight

27/11/18
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Our analysis of the 2018 Food Sustainability Index (FSI) asks how is the UK really doing on food sustainability? Is the UK a global leader? If not, why not? And how can it rapidly rise up the rankings?


Submission to the Welsh government consultation ‘Brexit and the land’

Submission to the Welsh government consultation ‘Brexit and the land’

31/10/18
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Our response to the Welsh government's proposals on how to continue to support farmers after Brexit. 


Shaping Brexit outcomes: How can we get the best post-Brexit outcomes for UK food and farming systems?

Shaping Brexit outcomes: How can we get the best post-Brexit outcomes for UK food and farming systems?

01/10/18
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With less than 200 days to go until Brexit day, our Business Forum discussed how to shape a better, fairer future for UK food and farming. Guest speakers included President of the NFU Minette Batters and Vicki Hird, Sustainable Farm Campaign Coordinator, Sustain.


Ethical consumerism: an oxymoron?

Ethical consumerism: an oxymoron?

04/09/18
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Our July Business Forum asked, how can we grow people’s influence on the food system beyond the point of purchase?


Farm animal welfare metrics briefing 2018

Farm animal welfare metrics briefing 2018

24/07/18
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It is vital that farm animal welfare metrics are incorporated into a package of sustainability metrics.


Meat tax: does tax have to be taxing? How can we fairly respond to the meat challenge?

Meat tax: does tax have to be taxing? How can we fairly respond to the meat challenge?

04/07/18
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May's Business Forum tackled the contentious issue of meat tax.


Olivier De Schutter speech - 20th anniversary

Olivier De Schutter speech - 20th anniversary

26/06/18
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Slides and notes from Olivier De Schutter's speech at our 20th anniversary event


Press release: 20 years of the Food Ethics Council

Press release: 20 years of the Food Ethics Council

19/06/18
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Food Ethics Council celebrates 20 years as the authoritative voice on food ethics


Fairness in the food system - poll

Fairness in the food system - poll

19/06/18
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Food Ethics Council poll shows UK generations divided on attitudes to fairness in the food system


Food Ethics Council's submission to 'health and harmony' consultation

Food Ethics Council's submission to 'health and harmony' consultation

09/05/18
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The Food Ethics Council's response to Defra's consultation for future agricultural policy in England.