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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.

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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

Forgotten food issues

Forgotten food issues

Why are some food issues 'forgotten' or neglected? Our latest Business Forum guests discussed this thorny issue, which we also threw open to the tweetosphere in a tweetchat.
Sustainable food systems: How does the UK measure up?

Sustainable food systems: How does the UK measure up?


The short answer is – it’s complicated!





Latest Twitter posts

A "momentous achievement" for the fishing industry #sustainablefishing
Considering growing your own fruit in the garden? The Guardian tells us how....#sustainableliving
Watch Helen Browning OBE discussing the value of our Business Forum here #anethicalapproach #forgottenfoodissues

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.