Eating Better calls for ‘less and better’ in post-Brexit food and agriculture plans

By : Eating Better
Apr 19, 2018

Eating Better calls on DEFRA to integrate a less and better approach to meat and dairy into its post-Brexit plans, and to do more to encourage and reward farmers adopting more sustainable and higher welfare animal farming methods. 

 

 

Hubbub challenges men on meat. Will you join?

By : Eating Better
Mar 14, 2018

Eating Better alliance partner Hubbub is launching a series of targeted campaigns to support a mainstream audience to eat more plant-based protein. In this blog Hubbub, Creative Partner – Tessa Tricks explains why this campaign is so important.

Less is More

Less is More

Eating Better welcomes Greenpeace campaign to halve meat and dairy consumption by 2050.

Action on sustainable diets

New report sets out roadmap for the food service industry.

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DEFRA consults on post-Brexit agriculture

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has published its strategy on the future of farming, but we think it falls short on the urgent need to shift our food culture towards healthy and sustainable eating. They have launched a ten-week consultation - have your say.

Making an impact for a fair, green, healthy future

Take a look at how the Eating Better alliance is making a real impact to create a fair, green, healthy future.

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Brexit: MPs demand high standard UK

By : Eating Better
Feb 20, 2018

New EFRA Committee report warns that food trade under WTO rules post-Brexit could lead to cheaper imports, produced to lower standards, damaging British producers.

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Making animal feed fit for the future

The new The Feed Behind Our Food report from Forum for the Future's Protein Challenge 2040 shows why retailers and foodservice need to care about what livestock is fed.

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Let's make more sustainable sandwich choices

In the UK we love sandwiches, they are a hugely popular lunch-time option. But a new study has found our choices have a staggering carbon footprint. What can be done?

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Eating Better welcomes FAO call for meat reduction

FAO has previously championed ‘climate smart’ livestock production but the time is right to call for a reduction in the consumption of meat and dairy.

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Make ‘less and better’ your New Year’s Resolution

This January Eating Better is encouraging everyone to enjoy tasty, affordable and healthy meals by incorporating more plant-based foods and less meat into their daily dinners.

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A delicious and more sustainable festive table

Christmas is a time for celebration, with family, friends and great food. Give your festive food a makeover with our Eating Better tips for enjoying a more sustainable celebration.

The best of 2017

As the year draws to an end we’ve selected Eating Better’s Top Ten of 2017. Check out the campaigns, companies, and research that we are celebrating for championing less & better meat and encouraging more plant-based eating for our health and the health of our planet.

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More veg please!

As food prices start to rise, there are fears that five-a-day targets for veg consumption will become unaffordable for millions after Brexit. We look at what’s needed at this time to help people shift to more plant-based eating.

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