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Former UK Government advisor Henry Dimbleby resigns from his role and takes aim at the Government's perceived inaction to tackle obesity.
DEFRA has committed to further funding for agriculture and horticulture automation and robotics to improve productivity.
The NFU has said that, following egg shortages, other farming sectors could be threatened by “immediate supply chain issues caused by a lack of fairness for farmers and growers”.
UK crisp company KETTLE® has redesigned its packaging to illustrate key ingredients and depict the brand’s field to factory journey.
The Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee has asked the UK Government to reconsider its report on the impact of the Australian trade agreement, claiming the previous reply was disappointing.
The consultation will look at changing the bread and flour regulations that have been in place for more than 20 years, but some in the baking sector think it does not go far enough.
The local authority says it has closed those 10 businesses that failed inspections, with legal action from the council not ruled out.
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.
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.