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Supermarket watchdog powers come into force

The powers of a new independent supermarket watchdog have come into force and has been welcomed as a 'dawn of a new chapter of fairer dealing', accord...


Supermarkets not doing enough for farmers, group says

Supermarkets should do a lot better to support farmers who have been troubled by this year's cold spring coupled with last year's wet seasons, accordi...


GM will revolutionise UK agriculture, says Paterson

GM crops offer a 'wonderful opportunity' to benefit human health as they are a safer alternative to conventional plants, according to the Environment ...


English farmers at risk, CAP coalition warns government

The largest ever coalition of British farming organisations has today warned the Government that English farmers could be treated unfairly under new C...


21 January 2013 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,Organic
Hidden viral gene revealed in GMOs

Claims that GM technology is 'predictable and safe' has been shaken by the discovery of viral gene sequences in many GM crops according GM Freeze. ...


Tacon appointed as new supermarket adjudicator

Former Co-operative farms managing director Christine Tacon has been appointed by the government to head the first Groceries Code Adjudicator. The ...


16 January 2013 | News,Organic,Property News
Global organic land area expands threefold

Despite a slight decline between 2009 and 2010, since 1999 the global land area farmed organically has expanded more than threefold to 37 million hect...


16 January 2013 | News,Organic,Poultry
Organic eggs 'still declining'

Recent statistics indicate that demand for organic eggs is still declining. Figures compiled by Kantar Worldpanel for the 52 week period up to Oct...


4 January 2013 | Finance,News,Organic,Poultry
What does 2013 hold for free range producers?

Britain's biggest free range egg producer has warned that the free range egg sector needs to keep control of bird numbers to prevent supplies of eggs ...


4 January 2013 | News,Organic,Poultry
Eggs could improve health of unborn babies

Mothers could improve the health of their unborn babies by eating eggs during pregnancy, according to new scientific research. A research team in t...


18 December 2012 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,Organic
UK dependent on imported soya 'until we have GM'

Last Friday UK May futures closed at £227.50, Monday £225.70, Tuesday £224, Wednesday £223, Thursday £217.75. Wow! A £10/t drop over the week! That is...


10 December 2012 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,Organic
Paterson backs UK GM crops

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has given his support to genetically modified (GM) food production in the UK. Paterson said GM crops, which ar...


Supermarket adjudicator granted powers to fine retailers

Powers to fine retailers who unfairly treat their suppliers will be given to the new supermarket adjudicator, the government announced today. The ...


30 November 2012 | News,Organic,Produce,Supermarkets
Ugly veg rule change means more produce on sale

Over three hundred thousand tonnes of British produce, enough to fill 2,500 Boeing 747-400 freight planes, is estimated to have reached supermarket sh...


EU identifies 'serious defects' in French GM rat study

The European Union's food safety watchdog has identified 'serious defects' in the research undertaken by French scientists who said rats fed on a GM d...



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