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Border control measures which would have affected food and drink manufacturers have been pushed back until next year, in a move which has sparked fury among corners of the industry.
The EPA was sued in federal court by several organisations after it failed to update federal water standards for slaughterhouses during the Trump administration, but now it has agreed to change the regulations.
Marks and Spencer has flagged up difficulties with Export Health Certificates as a potential cause for the UK’s supply chain difficulties, which show no signs of stopping.
The ban was put in place after the BSE outbreak of the 1990s, which resulted in the culling of millions of cattle and the deaths of hundreds of people. The European Commission, however, has kept the ban on intra-species recycling.
A change in the way tax is rebated for red diesel has sparked anger within the food industry, with one body claiming the decision has “undermined confidence.”
How much of our food is produced as a result of forced labour? A new study has suggested that a large proportion of US fruit and vegetables fall into the “high risk” category of being produced through forced labour.
Food Standards Scotland says it has consulted with the Scottish food industry on the new legislation, which will come into effect in October following the death of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse in 2016.
New Food hears about the potential of hemp as a meat analogue from Victory Hemp, and gets the regulatory lowdown from Jörg Konetzki.
Bia Analytical will now test for adulteration within white pepper, after several high profile cases of food fraud including sage and oregano.