Are we falling out of love with meat?

New research for Eating Better shows one-in-three people are willing to eat less meat and 20% saying they have already cut back. Read our latest report on changing dietary behaviour.
Footprint Special Interest Group meeting

Eating Better launches business engagement

Businesses have an important role in helping people make heathier and more sustainable choices. We highlight the opportunities for food companies.

Square Meal report

Join the Square Meal debate

Eating Better joins forces with 9 organisations to call for a new recipe for farming, wildlife, food and public health to initiate. Find out more and how to contribute to the discussion.

Eating Better is one year old!

By : Sue Dibb
Jul 1, 2014
Help us celebrate our first annivarsary and learn more about our plans for the future.

Our messages to policy makers

By : Eating Better
Jun 3, 2014
Eating Better launches its policy recommendations for promoting healthy sustainable diets.  Find out more and download our briefing.

Looking forward looking back

By : Sue Dibb
Jan 9, 2014

As we welcome in 2014 Sue Dibb looks ahead to Eating Better’s plans and reflects on 2013, the year that talking about meat consumption started to move mainstream.

Meat eating

New survey shows support for Eating Better messages

A quarter of the British public say they have cut back on meat eating in a YouGov survey for Eating Better published today.  Even more are willing to consider eating less in the future and paying more for ‘better’ meat. 

World Food Day image

Today is World Food Day

By : Eating Better
Oct 16, 2013
With the spotlight on feeding a growing, hungrier world, it is time to rethink our food systems to integrate nutritional health and environmental sustainability.
Food Ethics magazine Policy on a Plate

A manifesto for sustainable eating

Policies to shift our eating patterns towards less and better meat eating and more sustainable plant-based diets must be at the heart of an ethical food manifesto, writes Eating Better's Sue Dibb for Food Ethics magazine

Tackling Climate Change Through Livestock

Eating Better responds to new FAO Livestock report

'It is vital that the FAO now also investigates reduced consumption of livestock products..' read our full comment.
Food growing

European Commission wants your views on sustainable food

Eating Better welcomes the European Commission's public consultation on sustainable food consumption. Find out how to make your voice heard.

 

Organic vegetables

Eating Better welcomes new healthy sustainable diet advice

The Sustainable Consumption report of Defra's Green Food Project is published today.  Read why we now need to see action and leadership from Government to endorse the guidelines and implement the report's conclusions. 

Oxfam Grow Campaign

Oxfam signs up to support Eating Better

By : Eating Better
Jul 5, 2013

Oxfam is the latest organisation to add its support for Eating Better.

"Almost a billion of us go to bed hungry every night. Not because there isn't enough food. But because of the deep injustice in the way the food system works. 

"We’re working with people the world over to start to fix this through our GROW campaign and by joining with partner organisations across the UK, like those in Eating Better, and globally, to ensure we create a future where we can eat more fairly and more sustainably."

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall backs Eating Better

By : Eating Better
Jul 1, 2013

Eating Better is delighted to receive the backing of celebrity chef and food campaigner, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall:

"..reducing our overall meat consumption and committing to the highest welfare and environmental standards in the meat we do choose, is a no brainer."

Read Hugh's full message and all our message of support.

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