What’s feeding our food?

By : Eating Better
May 17, 2018

In collaboration with Forum for the Future, Eating Better recently hosted a roundtable: Transforming The Way Livestock Are Fed which brought together organisations working to address this hidden part of the food system.

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.

9th Annual BioFuels Science and Sustainability Tour

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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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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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.

We celebrate World Meat Free Day: here is why

Most people underestimate how much impact reducing meat consumption can have on the planet. Eating Better is a proud partner of World Meat Free Day, we join forces to encourage as many people as possible to go meat free for a day and wise up to the benefits. It's a small step for each of us, but together we can have a big impact.

What's happening on climate, farming and food? A snapshot

As the Bonn climate talks have begun (with the threat of Trump pulling the US out of the Paris Climate Agreement) Vicki Hird provides an update on some of the latest science and news on climate and agriculture. 

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