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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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To fix the climate we need to talk about food

As this year’s international Climate Change Conference (COP23) kicks off in Bonn, Eating Better is calling on global leaders to champion action to curb emissions from the food on our plates.

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Where is my meat from?

By : Rob Percival
Oct 18, 2017

There is growing interest in less & better meat when eating outside of the home – but are children’s menus lagging behind? The Soil Association’s Out to Lunch campaign investigates.

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Fantastic support for a 'less and better' meat approach at Extinction and Livestock Conference

Current demand for meat is unsustainable and we must eat less of it to safeguard the future of life on Earth. A sustainable future will require a range of practical global solutions to rethink both consumption and production.

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Exciting new phase for Eating Better

By : Eating Better
Oct 4, 2017

These are exciting times for Eating Better! We are proud to announce that we are the recipients of new three-year funding from the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation to develop our work to shift the nation’s diets onto more healthy and sustainable pathways.

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Why eating grass-fed beef isn’t going to help fight climate change

What is the net climate impact of grass-fed ruminants, taking into account all greenhouse gas emissions and removals? The new report Grazed and Confused looks into the evidence.

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Patients and hospital staff deserve better hospital food

By : Eating Better
Sep 28, 2017

Hospital food should be healthy and ecologically sustainable, but often it is not. A new report from Medact looks at how to drive the shift to sustainable diets in the NHS - join their campaign to inspire change at your local hospital. 

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