Chair of the Environment Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee, Sir Roger Goodwill, has written to DEFRA Secretary George Eustice to ask for solutions to the shortage.
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The Government Food Strategy white paper, published today, has come in for considerable criticism from the food industry, with many claiming it lack substance and planning.
MPs have published a new report urging the government to tackle labour shortages in the food and farming sector before it is too late.
As Food Integrity 2022 kicks off (21-25 March), Professor Chris Elliott explores why the matter of global food integrity remains so important.
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.
Measures brought in to curb the spread of avian flu last winter were lifted over the weekend, though the Chief Veterinary Officers of Great Britain are urging bird keepers to remain vigilant.
In a keynote speech as part of Food Integrity, Chief Executive of the Food Standards Agency Emily Miles explains why transparency is such a crucial part of food regulation, and issues some stark reminders of what can happen when transparency is eroded.
Susan Brownlow explains why carbon labelling is important to consumers and outlines some of the barriers to widespread adoption.
The measures were brought in late last year after bird flu was detected in several areas of Great Britain, though the risk to human health remains low.
The BMPA claims the UK Government has made it “doubly difficult” to recruit new butchers as a result of Brexit and a lack of funding for education courses.
The news that the UK Government is set to better regulate contracts has been welcomed by bodies’ such as Diary UK and the NFU, as more formal pricing mechanisms were favoured by respondents.