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25 February 2021
Compassion in World Farming is accepting entries for its 2021 awards
Compassion in World Farming is welcoming entries for its annual Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards programme and will focus on welfare-friendly innovation and sustainability. ...
17 February 2021
UK's red meat exports top £1.5 billion in unprecedented year
The UK's red meat exports valued at £1.5 billion despite COVID-19 shocks and increases in domestic demand. ...
12 February 2021
EU farming organisations take stand against proposed trade deal with Mercosur
EU farming unions have started a campaign to explain why they cannot support the EU-Mercosur free trade agreement as it stands. ...
08 February 2021
UK food retailer Waitrose unveils new mobile animal welfare app
Waitrose has rolled out an innovative mobile application that assesses the emotional state of farm animals. ...
06 February 2021
Keep foodborne illness away from your Super Bowl end zone
Score a touchdown this year with your Super Bowl LV snacks by keeping bacteria out of the end zone....
05 February 2021
Canadian dairy farmers update traceability efforts with new tech
Dairy farmers in British Columbia are adopting new digital traceability technology to build consumer confidence and ensure food safety. ...
04 February 2021
UK unveils new code of conduct for its dairy supply chain
UK Ministers have announced plans for a fairer dairy supply chain after public consultation. ...
02 February 2021
AHDB launches new DNA pilot project for beef supply chain
A new pilot project has been launched to look at the potential for DNA traceability system through the UK’s complex beef supply chain – with the first samples taken this week....
01 February 2021
Experts explain how we can prioritise farm animal welfare post-Brexit
A webinar hosted by the Royal Agriculture University and Embassy of the Netherlands has explored the priorities, best practices and policy options for safeguarding farm animal welfare. ...
20 January 2021
CLA hits back at misleading advertising from Oatly
The UK's Country Land and Business Association (CLA) has sharply criticised new adverts from oat milk producer Oatly, saying that their campaign is "peddling misinformation"....
12 January 2021
UK’s Gove warns that trade issues in Northern Ireland will get worse
Difficulties in moving goods between Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom will get worse before they get better, Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove said on 8 January....
05 January 2021
Red Tractor UK wants farmers to take the lead in shaping future standards
Farm assurance body, Red Tractor, is urging farmers across the UK to participate in a consultation on how its farm standards should evolve beyond 2021. ...
03 January 2021
UK secures "listed status" to protect £5 billion animal export market
The UK has been granted "national listed status", ensuring that exports to the EU of live animals and animal products can continue after the end of the Brexit transition. ...
01 January 2021
UK meets the Brexit deadline and casts off into the unknown
The United Kingdom left the European Union's orbit on Thursday, turning its back on a tempestuous 48-year liaison with the European project for an uncertain post-Brexit future in its most significant geopolitical shift since the loss of empire....
29 December 2020
Ireland breathes sigh of relief as “least bad” Brexit deal clinched
Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Micheál Martin has expressed relief on 24 December after the UK and European Union agreed a last-minute trade deal....
28 December 2020
UC Davis Establishes Research, Training in Cultivated Meat
Is cultivated meat — essentially, animal protein grown under lab conditions — a nourishing prospect to help feed the world, or is it more sizzle than steak?...
Farming organisations across the EU react to Brexit trade deal
Farming unions from the UK and the EU are breathing a sigh of relief after a post-Brexit trade agreement has been formalised, but warn that governments must act quickly to avoid border chaos....
15 December 2020
Brazil confirms that two meat suppliers’ exports to China have been suspended
China has temporarily suspended meat imports from two Brazilian companies over COVID-19 concerns....
No-deal Brexit could limit affordable food options for UK consumers - Lloyd's Register
Lloyd's Register, an independent quality assurance and food and beverage specialist, is urging the UK agriculture industry to work closely with retailers to ensure British farm goods remain affordable after the Brexit transition period....
14 December 2020
New shelf-life guidance from FSA could help cut food waste
New research findings have prompted the Food Standards Agency to extend its shelf-life guidance for red meat, potentially reducing food waste....
08 December 2020
UK launches the Cattle Sustainability Platform
UK beef industry stakeholders unite to establish the UK Cattle Sustainability Platform. ...
China suspends beef imports from sixth Australian supplier
China has suspended imports of beef from Australia’s Meramist Pty Ltd from 7 December....
07 December 2020
EU grants market access for UK organics sector for additional 12 months
The European Union has recognised the contributions of the UK organics sector, ensuring that UK organic products will have continued access to EU markets after the Brexit transition period ends. ...
02 December 2020
New study outlines the link between Brazilian beef exports and deforestation
Researchers have outlined the link between Brazil's beef industry and deforestation by examining slaughterhouse export licenses, customs records, and slaughterhouse cattle origins for more than 3,000 companies who handl Brazil’s beef trade....
26 November 2020
UK Government issues new advice on ear tags for livestock exporters
The UK has changed its policy regarding ear tags for livestock exports and movements from Great Britain to the EU and Northern Ireland from 1 January. ...
21 November 2020
Emerging research shows that Australians care more about their food since the start of the pandemic
The research from the National Farmers Federation shows that almost one quarter of Australians say that COVID-19 has made them more conscious of where their food comes from. ...
18 November 2020
China’s trade partners resist coronavirus food tests on imports
Major food-producing countries are growing increasingly irritated with China’s scrutiny of imported products and are calling on it to stop aggressive testing for the coronavirus....
06 November 2020
UK grocer Sainsburys warns of reduced ranges in Northern Ireland without Brexit clarity
British supermarket Sainsburys says it could have to cut its range of offering in Northern Ireland unless it gets clarity on the province’s trading status after the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December....
 
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