Food Ethics Council

Food Ethics Council

Charity information

Food Ethics Council

The Food Ethics Council is the independent national advisory body working on the ethics of food and farming, both in the UK and globally.

Founded 1998

  • Mission statement

    Our mission
    To build fair and resilient food systems that respect people, animals and the planet, by working with food businesses, government and civil society to address ethical concerns at the heart of decision-making about food and farming.

    Our particular contribution is to promote ethical considerations in relation to decisions about food and farming and to facilitate deliberative thinking and bold action for a fair food system.

    Ethics refers to the values, principles and codes by which people live. Acting ethically means taking values seriously and asking ‘what should I do, all things considered? ’

  • Aims

    Food Ethics Council aims to:

    • To build fair and resilient food systems that respect people, animals and the planet.
  • Overview

    Established: February 1998

    Registered Charity Number: 1101885

    Board members: 15

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 2

    Phone number: 0333 012 4147

    Address: King's Cross Hub 34B York Way London N1 9AB

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