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.
Nearly half of all antibiotics produced in the world are consumed by farm animals. Rebecca St Clair reports on growing concerns about antibiotic resistance and the need for more responsible use of antibiotics in intensive farming.
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
The horsemeat scandal inspired Alex Renton to take a closer look at the true costs of cheap meat. His new book, Planet Carnivore, explores some of the recipes for being a better meat eater.
Eating Better welcomes the European Commission's public consultation on sustainable food consumption. Find out how to make your voice heard.
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 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."
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."