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Arla to raise organic premium for farmers

4 February 2015 | By Arla

With its organic sales continuing to climb, farmer-owned Arla Foods has decided to increase its organic premium by 2 eurocent pr. kilo of milk effective March 2 2015 for farmers in Sweden, Denmark, UK and Central Europe...

Quaternary ammonium compound maximum residue levels

23 December 2014 | By John Holah, Jim Taylour and Steven Ackers Holchem Laboratories Ltd

In Europe, disinfectants (biocides) used in the food industry are controlled by a range of legislation, but two are key in determining the level of disinfectant that can be taken up by foodstuffs after the disinfectant’s legitimate use. Regulation (EC) No 396/20051 on maximum residue levels of pesticides in or…

EU ministers approve of law for banning genetically modified crops

18 November 2014 | By The European Parliament and Council

EU politicians have backed a plan to allow nations to ban genetically modified crops on their soil, even if they are given approval to be grown in the European Union, raising the chance their use will remain limited on the continent...

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