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Brexit food ethics: trade deals and trade-offs

Brexit food ethics: trade deals and trade-offs

30/01/17
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November 2016's Business Forum discussed how terms of trade in food and agricultural products could be fair for all concerned.

Embracing science?

Embracing science?

13/09/16
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How can food and farming businesses engage with science to tackle global food challenges? A report of the Business Forum meeting on Wednesday 18th of May 2016.


Food: All things considered

Food: All things considered

01/06/15
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To celebrate the 50th Business Forum, the Food Ethics Council published a report highlighting the inequalities inherent in global food systems, and assesses the constraints, enablers and transformations needed to move towards global food systems that are fair and healthy.

A steak in the future

A steak in the future

27/01/15
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Even if we can grow cultured meat, should we? The report of the Business Forum on Tuesday 27th January 2015.

Learning from the Groceries Code Adjudicator experience

Learning from the Groceries Code Adjudicator experience

10/11/14
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October 2014's Business Forum explored some of the issues relating to corporate power in the food system. with keynote speakers Christine Tacon (Chair of the GCA) and Tim Lang (Professor of food policy at City University, London).

Sustainable Food Supply Chains Commission report

Sustainable Food Supply Chains Commission report

15/10/14
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The report of the Industry and Parliament Trust, University of Warwick and Food Ethics Council's Sustainable Food Supply Chains Commission, October 2014.

Food: Human rights, human wrongs

Food: Human rights, human wrongs

06/10/14
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The Winter 2013 edition of Food Ethics magazine looked at the topic of the right to food.

Telling people what to eat

Telling people what to eat

18/09/14
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The report of the June 2014 Business Forum, which discussed government and industry interventions in people's diets.

The food system we made?

The food system we made?

26/03/14
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The March 2014 Business Forum meeting heard from Jonathan Porrit, co-founder of Forum for the Future and author of The World We Made about the key events, technology breakthroughs and lifestyle revolutions that might make the world a better place by the mid-twenty first century.

The report of this Business Forum is available to download below.


Household food security in the UK - a review of food aid

Household food security in the UK - a review of food aid

26/02/14
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The Food Ethics Council and the University of Warwick were commissioned by Defra to undertake a Rapid Evidence Assessment between February and March 2013. The aim of the research was to arrive at a better understanding of the food aid landscape in the Uk and the 'at risk' individuals who access such provision,a s well as the means and drivers for seeking access. It was published (by Defra) in February 2014.