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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

March 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Hygiene Breaches Lead to Safety Checks at Meat Plants

A┬áreview 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

February 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

WHO Calls for End to Routine Antibiotic Use in Healthy Animals

The World Health Organisation has stepped into the row over the overuse of antibiotics administered to animals on farms. The WHO is recommending that farmers and the food industry should … Continue reading

November 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

Brazil Rocked by Rotten Meat Scandal

The Brazilian meat sector has been rocked by a scandal over the sale of rotten meat and allegations of bribery and corruption concerning meat inspectors and officials. The scandal has … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

European Parliament Ruling on Glyphosate Retains Uncertainties

A new ruling on the use of the herbicide glyphosate will do little to calm the concerns of consumers and the farming and financial wishes of the agricultural sector. The … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · Leave a comment