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.
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The Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF) trade report for February makes for concerning reading for the food industry, as the dairy and meat sectors find themselves hardest hit.
Robin May, Chief Scientific Advisor at The Food Standards Agency (FSA), discusses DEFRA’s consultation into the regulation of genetic technologies and urges the public’s participation in the scheme.
Global food expert Marcos Fava Neves explains why Brazil is well-placed to become a key trading partner with the UK when it comes to providing sustainable and competitively priced food.
UN Special Envoy to the 2021 Food Systems Summit Dr Agnes Kalibata has urged European governments to listen to farmers and other workers in order to change the global food industry for the better.
François Bourdichon explains the limits of finished product testing when it comes to ensuring safe production and how we could enhance the current methods set out.
Paul Lerigo asks whether UK food manufacturers will continue to abide by existing food safety standards even after the UK leaves the EU at the end of the year.
Trade associations have warned that without more vets to sign off on export health certificates, food trade between the UK and EU member states could suffer.
The soft drinks giant says that this drive towards recycled plastic will save an estimated 70,000 tonnes of virgin, fossil-fuel based plastic every year.
Research identifies discomfort from Brits over US food production methods, such as chlorine-washed chicken, and shows favour for EU systems despite Brexit stance.