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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

PM’s Speech Raises Fears for Farmers Post-Brexit

The 12-point clarification by prime minister Teresa May of the British stance in negotiating the UK’s role as the country leaves the EU has been met with a degree of … Continue reading

January 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

French Beef Back on US Market

France has become the fourth EU country to be let back on to the US market to export beef. The US market has been closed to beef from the EU … Continue reading

January 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

France Introduces Country of Origin Labelling For Meat and Dairy Products

France introduced mandatory country of origin labelling for all meat in ready meal products, milk and dairy products on 1 January. The French agriculture ministry said that it is a … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Will Irish Slaughter Deal Affect Competition?

The European Commission’s competition authority has given the go-ahead to the deal that will see the leading Irish beef processor ABP take a 50 per cent stake in Slaney Foods. … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Russia Slams Europe for Stance over African Swine Fever

The deadlock between Russia and the European Union over the possible reopening of the pig meat trade banned because of the outbreak of African swine fever in the Baltic states … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · Leave a comment