Eating Better News Feed http://www.eating-better.org News and comment from the Eating Better campaign CGFeedMaker 1.0.17 on CMS Made Simple info@eating-better.org info@eating-better.org ( ) The future of eating is flexitarian http://www.eating-better.org/blog/142/The-future-of-eating-is-flexitarian.html 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.  

Thu, 18 May 2017 07:00:00 +0100 http://www.eating-better.org/blog/142/The-future-of-eating-is-flexitarian.html Big voices support less and better meat http://www.eating-better.org/blog/143/Big-voices-support-less-and-better-meat.html Former US President Barrack Obama and London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, back less and better meat. Tue, 16 May 2017 12:33:00 +0100 http://www.eating-better.org/blog/143/Big-voices-support-less-and-better-meat.html What's happening on climate, farming and food? A snapshot http://www.eating-better.org/blog/140/What-s-happening-on-climate-farming-and-food-A-snapshot.html 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.  Sun, 14 May 2017 13:20:00 +0100 http://www.eating-better.org/blog/140/What-s-happening-on-climate-farming-and-food-A-snapshot.html Why consumers need help to shift to sustainable diets http://www.eating-better.org/blog/141/Why-consumers-need-help-to-shift-to-sustainable-diets.html Professor Tim Lang, co-author of Sustainable Diets, calls for a new politics of food. Mon, 08 May 2017 14:10:00 +0100 http://www.eating-better.org/blog/141/Why-consumers-need-help-to-shift-to-sustainable-diets.html We’re lousy at describing sustainable food, but it doesn’t have to be that way http://www.eating-better.org/blog/139/We-re-lousy-at-describing-sustainable-food-but-it-doesn-t-have-to-be-that-way.html The language we use to describe plant-based food options is less than appetizing. How do we communicate effectively about sustainable diets? Thu, 13 Apr 2017 09:54:00 +0100 http://www.eating-better.org/blog/139/We-re-lousy-at-describing-sustainable-food-but-it-doesn-t-have-to-be-that-way.html Have your say about the future of European agriculture http://www.eating-better.org/blog/138/Have-your-say-about-the-future-of-European-agriculture.html The European Commission is currently preparing the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). This will decide the future of Europe's food and farming system. They’ve launched a major online public consultation in which everyone can participate - join us... Fri, 07 Apr 2017 16:05:00 +0100 http://www.eating-better.org/blog/138/Have-your-say-about-the-future-of-European-agriculture.html Taking the Pulse of Hospital Food http://www.eating-better.org/blog/137/Taking-the-Pulse-of-Hospital-Food.html A new survey of UK hospital food shows that whilst there is some fantastic work going on that should be celebrated, many hospitals are still falling short when it comes to serving food that is healthy and sustainable for patients,... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 17:47:00 +0100 http://www.eating-better.org/blog/137/Taking-the-Pulse-of-Hospital-Food.html Healthy eating advice must be healthy for the planet too http://www.eating-better.org/blog/136/Healthy-eating-advice-must-be-healthy-for-the-planet-too.html In a new briefing, Eating Better and Medact are calling on governments and health professionals to do more to promote the key health and sustainability message to reduce meat and dairy consumption and eat more plant-based foods. Thu, 09 Mar 2017 17:18:00 +0000 http://www.eating-better.org/blog/136/Healthy-eating-advice-must-be-healthy-for-the-planet-too.html How do UK dietary guidelines compare for sustainability? http://www.eating-better.org/blog/135/How-do-UK-dietary-guidelines-compare-for-sustainability.html What do other EU countries say about meat, sustainable diets and good health? Eating Better has been working with Medact to compare the most forward looking examples of official food guidance in Europe. Wed, 08 Mar 2017 15:33:00 +0000 http://www.eating-better.org/blog/135/How-do-UK-dietary-guidelines-compare-for-sustainability.html New report: policies for better livestock farming http://www.eating-better.org/blog/134/New-report-policies-for-better-livestock-farming.html New research commissioned by Eating Better says future policies towards livestock farming and trade in the UK and EU should support a shift to healthy sustainable diets and develop more coherent approaches to environmental objectives such as climate change, protecting... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 10:34:00 +0000 http://www.eating-better.org/blog/134/New-report-policies-for-better-livestock-farming.html Less meat in the new French guidelines http://www.eating-better.org/blog/133/Less-meat-in-the-new-French-guidelines.html The French food agency (ANSES) has updated the guidance that underpins France's official dietary guidelines. The update recommends limiting red meat consumption to under 500g per week, and processed meat to 25g per day, whilst giving pulses, fruit and veg... Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:58:00 +0000 http://www.eating-better.org/blog/133/Less-meat-in-the-new-French-guidelines.html Better animal welfare is one of Brexit's great opportunities http://www.eating-better.org/blog/132/Better-animal-welfare-is-one-of-Brexit-s-great-opportunities.html Once the UK is out of the European Union, how can we ensure that agricultural sector changes are for the better? ShareAction's David O’Sullivan reflects on the opportunities Brexit presents to enhance UK agricultural standards, on animal welfare and beyond. Fri, 03 Feb 2017 17:29:00 +0000 http://www.eating-better.org/blog/132/Better-animal-welfare-is-one-of-Brexit-s-great-opportunities.html The Future of Livestock Farming Post Brexit http://www.eating-better.org/blog/131/The-Future-of-Livestock-Farming-Post-Brexit.html Eating Better and Friends of the Earth kicked off 2017 by hosting a lively debate at the Oxford Real Farming Conference. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:46:00 +0000 http://www.eating-better.org/blog/131/The-Future-of-Livestock-Farming-Post-Brexit.html Less meat, more veg http://www.eating-better.org/blog/130/Less-meat-more-veg.html New analysis identifies the huge gap between healthy & sustainable diets and what we’re actually eating Thu, 05 Jan 2017 20:08:00 +0000 http://www.eating-better.org/blog/130/Less-meat-more-veg.html How reliable is the Eatwell Guide, the official chart of what foods you should be eating? http://www.eating-better.org/blog/129/How-reliable-is-the-Eatwell-Guide-the-official-chart-of-what-foods-you-should-be-eating.html The Eatwell Guide, the UK's official dietary advice, provides all of us with a clear indication of what foods we should be eating, but what does this advice mean precisely? According to new analysis, it boils down to eat less meat and... 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