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Tag Archives: Legislation

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

February 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

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 · 2 Comments

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