Farm Gate to Fork

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US-China Battle Over Cereal Quotas

China and the USA are set to lock horns over the way China has been administering the tariff rate quotas for a number of agricultural products imported into the country. … Continue reading

September 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Is CIWF Crying Wolf over Brexit?

Concerns are being raised by animal welfare organisations over the potential for welfare regulations to be relaxed after the UK leaves the European Union. Compassion in World Farming recently sent … Continue reading

September 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

China Accuses Brazil of Dumping Chicken on Market

Brazil’s meat exporters have been dealt yet another blow as China launches anti-dumping measures against the country’s poultry sector. The move comes just two months after China and Brazil held … Continue reading

August 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Report Calls for Welfare Standards to be Maintained after Brexit

The greatest threat to farm animal welfare standards after Brexit would come from UK farmers competing against cheap, imported food from countries that produce to lower standards than the UK. … Continue reading

July 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

UK Not Ready for Impact of Brexit on Food Sector

The UK food sector is not ready for the changes that will be forced on it through leaving the EU. A briefing paper from the Science Policy Research Unit at the … Continue reading

July 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Russia and EU Extend Trade War Sanctions over Ukraine

At the end of June, the European Council extended the sanctions against Russia put in place over the country’s stance on Ukraine and the Crimea. The unanimous decision of the … Continue reading

July 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Meat Bucks Trend of Falling Prices

The price of meat and meat products around the world appears to be bucking the trend of falling food prices. According to the Food Price Index from the Food and … Continue reading

May 8, 2017 · Leave a comment