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
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
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
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
Antibiotic Overuse Attacked Despite Data Showing Decline in Sales
Sales of veterinary antibiotics for use in both farm animals and companion animals are falling across Europe. A report from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) shows a fall in sales … Continue reading
Is Russia Nearing Self-sufficiency in Meat?
How far has Russia come down the road to self-sufficiency in the meat sector? The government has declared the aim of not relying on meat imports to sustain the market … Continue reading