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
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
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
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
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
UK Companies Lead Way in Animal Welfare Policies
Two British companies – a poultry and pig meat processor – top the list of companies across the world in the way they manage their animal health and welfare practices. … Continue reading