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Liberal Democrat and former MEP Robin Teverson speaks exclusively to New Food about Brexit and the British food industry.
18 August 2017 | By New Food
From farm to store, food producers and buyers will soon have the power to track the price, quantity and, for the first time, quality of their goods as Zug-based Ambrosus develops its peer-to-peer marketplace.
The first half of 2017 saw exports of all UK food and drink grow to £10.2bn, up 8.5% on first half of 2016.
In light of the Fipronil in eggs investigation ongoing across Europe, Food Standards Scotland offers its reaction to the challenges we face.
16 August 2017 | By New Food
A professor at the Natural Resources Institute of Finland is developing a tool to help farmers make the best choices for their land.
11 August 2017 | By New Food
700,000 eggs sent to UK in European scandal but the risk remains 'unlikely' for Britons.
A new article in the scientific journal PNAS describes how researchers from Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University convened the CEOs of several of the world’s largest seafood companies to form a new global coalition aiming to end unsustainable practices such as overfishing, modern slavery and destructive impacts on habitats…
Two new guidance documents – on the weight-of-evidence approach and biological relevance assessment – will help to further harmonise methodologies across the areas in which EFSA works.
The European Food Safety Authority, the European Medicines Agency and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control are concerned about the impact of use of antibiotics on the increase in antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
25 July 2017 | By New Food
EU Member States representatives voted in favour of European Commission's proposal to reduce the presence of acrylamide in food.
In a joint letter, signatories from 26 representative bodies from across the UK food and drink supply chain have agreed 10 key priorities for the negotiations with the EU to protect the UK’s food security and our world leading food and farming sector.
The European response to bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) after the crisis of the 1980s has significantly reduced prevalence of the disease in cattle. However, isolated cases are still being reported in the EU and for this reason the European Commission asked EFSA to investigate their origin.