In the UK today, a huge amount of the animal and seafood products we consume are farmed. This feature explains how farming is applied to fish, and explores the positives and negatives of this practice.
Over 50 billion chickens are reared annually to provide us with meat and eggs – that’s around seven times the number of people on earth.
In this feature, Daniel Nowland explains why soil is so important to the food system we all rely on, and the threats that it faces in present times.
Lamb is a Sunday roast favourite across the UK and is often the centre of a big family feast. But where exactly does lamb come from and what’s the difference between lamb and mutton?
In this second part of Daniel’s article on ethical shopping, he explains what to look out for when buying animal products and how to stay smart when you do your weekly shop.
We’re increasingly hearing the words “sustainable”, “ethical” and “higher-welfare” being used to talk about the food we buy. We’re also hearing that it’s better to eat local, seasonal food, and that we should watch out for food miles. But what does all of this actually mean, and how are we supposed to know what’s best to buy?
The subject of palm oil is far more complex than many of us realise. In this post, Daniel Nowland aims to advise you how to make the right choices when it comes to buying food that contains this controversial ingredient.
Only when Jamie decided to feature kid (young goat meat) in his latest series of Friday Night Feast did I realise I knew very little about the world’s most widely eaten meat.
It’s often the case that good stories around quality or animal welfare start with small artisanal products – luxury items that are almost always expensive. It’s therefore really exciting when similar stories can be found on a bigger scale in the brands we all use every day.
In the UK, as many turkeys are eaten at Christmas as they are in the rest of the year put together. Often you’ll hear people say they don’t particularly like turkey meat, but this is probably because they haven’t tasted it at its best.