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The Government has approved a potentially dangerous pesticide for a second time, despite researchers and wildlife charities condemning it.
Professor Chris Elliott offers his thoughts on the rewild scheme, which will see £800 million go to landowners to plant trees and restore wetlands, but there are fears that this will cause serious food security issues and even put small farms out of business.
Food Standards Agency (FSA) Chief Scientific Advisor, Robin May, discusses the newly published ‘Consumer perceptions of genome edited food’ report, ahead of DEFRA’s announcement of next steps for the regulation of genetic technologies.
New Food’s Editor discusses the UK’s consultation on gene editing (GE) and examines the potential benefits and pitfalls that may follow revised regulation.
In a jointly led plan, Defra and DIT have set out measures which intend to support the UK food and beverage industry - including farming - as it eases out of lockdown.
In 2021, the way in which the UK trades with the EU is going to change significantly, but Government is yet to secure a plan. Here, the BMPA outlines its concerns and what is needed.
A chicken farm, which claimed to be supplying 'free range' produce, has had its licence suspended after activists discovered animals in awful conditions. Professor Chris Elliott gives his thoughts on the matter...
Gordon Polson, Chief Executive of the Federation of Bakers, outlines the association’s responsibilities and how it is addressing some of the industry’s most prevalent issues.
The UK government has proposed changes to the current system, meaning that all prepackaged food should be fully labelled with all ingredients.
In the UK, DEFRA has announced a £5 million pot to help businesses overcome the difficulties they face in redistributing food, so it is not wasted.
The UK government has appointed David Rutley to the Department of Environment, Food & Rural Affairs to oversee the protection of food supplies through the Brexit process, amid rising fears of a 'No Deal' scenario.