We're eating the planet to death' - Can 'lab-grown' cultivated meat help save the world?
Around a third of consumers are willing to try cultivated meat, according to research by the Food Standards Agency (FSA).Read more
Forget being vegan, go planet-friendly 'regen' (and you can still eat meat)
Keen to eat food that’s kind to the planet, but don’t want to forgo steak? Regenerative eating prioritises nurturing the soilRead more
The big idea: should animals have the same rights as humans?
The government has finally caught up with what most animal behavioural scientists have been saying for years by formally recognising animals as sentient beings in its animal welfare (sentience) bill.Read more
How will Defra’s alternative to CAP subsidies work?
George Eustice says three new initiatives will help boost biodiversity. But how will it affect food production and farmers’ bottom lines?Read more
Greens v ‘beefatarians’: Europeans go to war over their dinner
With meat consumption twice the global average, citizens of EU27 have to reconcile environmental concerns and culinary traditionsRead more
European Parliament calls for better animal protection during transport
The recommendations, which the parliament’s plenary adopted during its session on Thursday (20 January), call on the European Commission to make the EU’s animal transport rules more ambitious and bring them in line with the most recent…Read more
5 steps to prepare to meet Better Chicken Commitment
As companies get closer to their purchase pledge deadlines, there are steps that should be started now, Compassion in World Farming saysRead more
Government’s post-Brexit farming plan ‘will increase UK’s reliance on food imports’
As changes wrought by Brexit slash and burn £1.8bn of direct payments to English farmers by 2027, experts warn that government optimism over agriculture in England is dangerously misplacedRead more
Tenant farmers could be hit by new rewilding incentives, union warns
National Farmers Union official says it could become ‘attractive’ for landowners ‘to take land back’Read more
British farmers unhappy as Asda retracts beef promise
Asda has backed out of a commitment it made in October to stock exclusively British beef, angering farmers.Read more