The UK is set to implement the smarter rules for safer food (SRSF) package, a set of EU regulations for the protection against animal disease and plant pests, regardless of the Brexit outcome.
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The Real Bread Campaign is said to believe that a document sent to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) attempts to legitimise abusing people’s growing love of sourdough by misusing the term.
Action on Salt has responded to the National Food Strategy, stating that in order for lives to be saved, government must enforce a salt reduction programme immediately.
In the second part of a two part series, Vincent Walsh and David Haley explore how agroforestry could be implemented into the UK agricultural market.
Poultry farmers and bird keepers have been urged to take action on the threat of Avian Flu, including keeping areas clean and separating poultry species.
A Fisheries Bill introduced in Parliament today (25 Oct) means the UK will operate as an independent coastal state, controlling who fishes in its waters.
The report suggests that, should the nation be fed solely on British food from the beginning of the year, supplies would run bare by the 7th August.
A new agreement that will see British farmers and food producers export pork to Taiwan for the first time is expected to be worth in excess of £50 million over the next five years.
DEFRA has issued the guidance and has provided a package of financial and technical advice to help farmers reduce emissions.
The initiative was instigated by key industry stakeholders and is set to be rolled out from 2019.
The money is expected to develop scientific breakthroughs in crop research and innovation.
More than 44,000 responses have been received on the Government’s proposals for the future for food, farming and the environment after Brexit.
Farming’s growing contribution to the economy is further evidence that the sector needs to be properly valued by the government post-Brexit, the NFU said as the new total farming income figures were released.