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.
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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.
Delegates from DEFRA and AHDB get first-hand insight into the Chinese import market at 16th annual China International Meat Industry Exhibition...
Defra's support scheme to reduce the amount of ammonia produced by farming launched today, with expert technical advice and funding being made available.
Record high and low temperatures combined with prolonged drought in many parts of the country, will drive up costs to UK consumers by £45 million, predicts CEBR.