MEP’s Last Blast Over ASF Threat
In a last blast before leaving the European Parliament, the conservative agriculture spokesman has issued a warning of the devastation that could be caused to the British pig sector by … Continue reading
More Transparency in EU Food Safety
New moves to boost transparency in food safety across Europe have been agreed by the European Parliament and European Council. Now consumers across the EU will be able to have … Continue reading
Exports to BRIC Countries Beat Brexit Blues
With fears mounting over the ability of the UK to negotiate free trade deals after it leaves the European Union, the ability to negotiate individual independent trade deals appears to … Continue reading
Global Meat Production to Rise While Prices Could Fall
Global meat production is expected to grow by 15 per cent over the next decade and while prices are initially forecast to fall slightly, over the medium term they will … Continue reading
Cutting Meat Production Way to Cut Emissions?
Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions requires significant reductions in meat and dairy production and consumption in the overproducing and over-consuming countries. According to a new report from the activist organisation … Continue reading
Is M&S Showing Way Forward for Traceability?
A new summer advertising campaign for beef products by UK retailer Marks and Spencer has taken product traceability that step further. M&S is the only UK retailer to embrace DNA … Continue reading
Are Bees at Risk from Neonicotinoids?
A new study by the European Food Safety Authority has confirmed that three neonicotinoid pesticides that are already restricted in their use are a threat to bees. The new conclusions … Continue reading
Hygiene Breaches Lead to Safety Checks at Meat Plants
A review is to be carried out at all cutting plants and cold stores across the UK, following the discovery of breaches in hygiene regulations at two meat processors. The discovery … Continue reading
Russia-EU Pig Trade Battle Intensifies
The trade war between the EU and Russia over pig meat and pig product exports is hotting up. The EU has called for backing from the World Tarde Organisation to … Continue reading
US Administration Opposes WHO Advice on Antibiotic Use
A conflict has arisen between the US administration and the World Health Organisation over the use of antibiotics to treat farm animals. The US chief scientist has hit out at … Continue reading