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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

Sustainable food systems: how does the UK measure up?
Food issues census 2017

Food issues census 2017

In 2011, the Food Ethics Council researched and published the first Food Issues Census. Five years on, the Food issues census 2017 was published, assessing how the landscape has changed.

Latest blog posts


12/09/17
Thinking differently about food

Thinking differently about food

Digital Mum Beth Kirk talks about how working for the Food Ethics Council helped her question her own choices about food.

02/08/17
Imagine…. it’s easy if you try…

Imagine…. it’s easy if you try…

Rainy day inspirations for a better food and farming future.

Latest Twitter posts


Last call to NGOs to register for our hack exploring #foodcitizenship & how to come together to influence the agenda https://t.co/l0PjY5EBBp
Food Matters Live is another big food conference happening soon - taking place in late Nov @FoodMattersLive https://t.co/CqNjbYidhA
Extinction and livestock international conference 5th-6th Oct in London with @ciwf and @wwf_uk https://t.co/Pjxw3Adi2f
It's not just party conf season! Big food confs in next 2 mnths, incl #FoodTechWeekLDN17 Chance to win free ticket https://t.co/8TpTKi0m72

Get involved

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.