Better meat: seeing is believing tour

By : Eating Better
Jul 19, 2018

We recently organised a visit to Romshed Farm in Kent. The visit was arranged for campaigners, researchers and policymakers to see in practice a Pasture for Life certified farm. In this article Sara Gregson from Pasture For Life explains the benefits of this form of farming. 

Is a meat tax inevitable and desirable?

By : Eating Better
Jul 18, 2018

That was the question posed by a recent meeting of the Food Ethics Council’s Business Forum with keynote presentations from Eating Better’s Sue Dibb.

RSPCA Assured launches eat less, eat better campaign

By : Eating Better
Jun 1, 2018

Eating Better has welcomed a new RSPCA Assured campaign - ‘eat less, eat better’ to encourage people to eat less meat, fish, eggs and dairy from low welfare farms and only choose higher welfare labels.

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. 

 

 

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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.

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.

Out to Lunch

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.

Cows Grazing by David Baron (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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.

Beyond the CAP: Policies to support better UK meat and dairy production post-Brexit

Eating Better says Brexit and new trade deals must mean high-standard Britain, particularly for meat and dairy foods. Read our 10 key recommendations for food and farming fit for the future.

Investors see farmed meat as a high risk sector

By : Maria Lettini
Jun 27, 2017
Intensive farming methods reduce costs in the short term, but can create longer-term liabilities. Maria Lettini from the FAIRR inititative spells out why the global meat industry is becoming hard for investors to swallow.
Dead Zone: Where the wild things were © Compassion in World Farming

If you care about wildlife, you should care about factory farming

By : Philip Lymbery
Jun 10, 2017
Intensive farming, fuelled by consumer demand for cheap meat, is one of the biggest drivers of species extinction and biodiversity loss on the planet. Philip Lymbery presents CIWF's new campaign, STOPTHEMACHINE, a call for farming that truly works with nature, and not against it.

The future of eating is flexitarian

44% of British people are willing or already committed to cutting down or cutting out meat. Our new report showcases food companies that are leading the way in delivering healthier, more sustainable food options for their customers.  

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