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This harvest, the Soil Association is urging cereal farmers not to spray Glyphosate on milling wheat crops – to reduce the amount of this probable carcinogen turning up in British bread. Three months ago, the World Health Organisation’s International Agency for Research on Cancer, concluded that ‘Glyphosate is probably carcinogenic to humans’. Glyphosate use in UK farming has increased by 400% in the last 20 years. It’s one of the three pest...





Soil Association warns farmers not to spray Glyphosate due to cancer links

This harvest, the Soil Association is urging cereal farmers not to spray Glyphosate on milling wheat crops – to reduce the amount of this probable car...


23 June 2015 | News,Products
Nutritionally-complete powder launches on UK market

A brand new powdered food is launching on the UK market, offering a complete nutritional solution without the need to buy, prepare and consume actual ...


Goodwood's victorious evening at the British Cheese Awards

Goodwood’s Home Farm, Charlton Farmhouse, trumped some of the most respected cheese makers in the country last Tuesday at the Royal Bath and West Brit...


Waitrose launches British wool shopping bags

Supermarket shopping bags have been the subject of EU rulings for years - but this week a major supermarket has launched a bag that is truly ‘sustain...


Leading vet discusses management of cubicle beds for cow health

Moisture poses the biggest health risk to cows lying in cubicles and although cows can spend up to 14-hours a day lying down, the impact of the cubicl...


11 May 2015 | News,Produce,Products
Solley's Kentish Ice Cream shortlisted for Red Ribbon Awards

Solley’s Kentish Ice Cream has been shortlisted in two categories at the 2015 Red Ribbon Awards. The family-run company, based in Ripple, near Deal, i...


23 April 2015 | News,Products
Innovative Clusterflush launched to the market

Removing the risk of cross infections in the parlour is the key driver behind the launch of a new Clusterflush chemical from Progiene, a division of R...


20 April 2015 | Animal Health,News,Products
New single-handed treatment gun for low dose meds

A new high precision treatment gun for single-handed low volume subcutaneous injections has been launched by Zoetis. The gun handles medications up...


Price war drives grocery deflation to record low

The latest grocery share figures published today show that price competition between the supermarkets continues to impact the market. Fraser McKevi...


11 February 2015 | News,NFU,Products
Deputy Minister told of the importance of plant protection product

The importance of ensuring that regulation of plant protection products is based on sound science was emphasised to the Deputy Minister for Farming an...


11 February 2015 | News,Products
New palletising system launched by Pacepacker at Lamma 2015

Space limitations are often cited as a barrier for automation in production and packing plants. When room is tight, Pacepacker Services has just devel...


11 February 2015 | News,Products
Satellite broadband industry geared up to close rural broadband gap

The UK's largest satellite broadband provider has welcomed a report by MPs which condemns the "greatly unbalanced" allocation of broadband funding. ...


NTTA celebrate 15th anniversary of its quality secured scheme

The National Trailer and Towing Association (NTTA), the voice of the UK light trailer and towing industry, is celebrating 15 years promoting excellenc...


Grocery market accelerates and Tesco returns to growth

The grocery market is growing at 1.1%, the fastest rate since June 2014, according to a new survey. Fraser McKevitt, head of retail and consumer in...


China's protein demand shows 'growth potential'

China’s demand for foreign animal protein products shows great growth potential. However, the path to success for western animal protein companies in ...



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