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15 January 2019 | News,Produce,Products

The European Union's food safety system is 'overstretched' and does not have the capacity to implement the system fully, auditors have warned. The ...

EU's food safety system 'backlogged' and 'overstretched', auditors say

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14 January 2019 | News,Produce,Supermarkets

Retailers are increasingly selling imported produce below banners which back British farming, an investigation has found. Seven of the UK's top sup...

Top retailers selling imported produce under British farm banners

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13 January 2019 | Finance,News,Produce

A £5m government fund has opened to substantially reduce food waste from farm-to-fork as part of a multi-million pound pilot scheme. Food redistrib...

£5m fund to substantially reduce food waste from farm-to-fork

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12 January 2019 | Government,Meat,News,Produce

Japan and India are among the countries the UK red meat sector have been prioritising in terms of achieving market access after the UK leaves the EU, ...

UK red meat sector looks at Japan and India for growth

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10 January 2019 | News,Produce

A 'minister for hunger' must be created as the UK has the worst levels of food security in Europe, especially for children, a new report says. The ...

UK food insecurity levels lead MPs to call for 'minister of hunger'

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10 January 2019 | Meat,News,Produce,Products

Farmers are becoming 'increasingly frustrated' at the attempts of individuals and activist groups using misinformation and inaccuracies to tarnish the...

Farmers 'increasingly frustrated' with 'misinformation' of Veganuary

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10 January 2019 | Finance,Government,Meat,News,Produce

The farming industry has urged MPs to take steps to avoid a no-deal Brexit, which could see 'catastrophic' impacts for the nation’s food and farming s...

MPs told by farming industry to prevent 'catastrophic' no deal Brexit

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9 January 2019 | News,Produce,Supermarkets

Supermarkets should have specific aisles where local produce is sold as a way to help farmers, the Scottish Conservatives have suggested. The move ...

Tories suggest specific aisles for consumers to buy local

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7 January 2019 | Meat,News,Produce

Ninety-five percent of healthcare professionals who attended a major medical conference would recommend red meat as part of a healthy and balanced die...

Overwhelming majority of healthcare professionals recommend red meat

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7 January 2019 | Meat,News,Produce

A Shropshire council leader has criticised 'Veganuary' adverts seen in the county because of its proud agricultural history. The advert campaign, w...

Council leader calls for vegan ads to stop in 'county built on agriculture'

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6 January 2019 | Animal Health,Government,News,Produce

A mandatory ‘method of production’ labelling will help UK meet ‘gold standard’ aims as well as benefit farm animal welfare post-Brexit, according to t...

Campaigners push mandatory ‘method of production’ labelling post-Brexit

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4 January 2019 | Dairy,Government,Meat,News,Produce,Products

The US, China and Japan are three key markets British farmers could soon be exporting beef and sheep meat to, a new report says. Insight into how t...

US, China and Japan 'key markets' for UK agri-exports, report says

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4 January 2019 | Meat,News,Produce,Products

Livestock farmers have criticised 'Veganuary' for spreading 'misguided and misleading' messages about food, farming and the environment. Throughout...

Farmer concern over 'Veganuary' and the spread of fake facts

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3 January 2019 | Animal Health,News,Produce

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has dismissed a complaint by vegan campaign group Viva! who believed an advert by Red Tractor 'did not guara...

Advertising Standards Authority reject vegan complaint directed at Red Tractor

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1 January 2019 | Government,Meat,News,Produce,Products

Two thirds of British people want an import ban on 'illegal' food products like foie gras and chlorinated chicken after the UK leaves the EU, a new su...

Two thirds of Brits want 'illegal' food products banned post-Brexit

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21 December 2018 | News,Produce,Renewables and Environment

The NFU has announced it is using waste potatoes for its monthly magazine wrap in a step to become more environmentally-friendly. Boiled, mashed, b...

NFU magazine to be delivered in wrapping made from waste potatoes

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18 December 2018 | Meat,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Over 2.4 million Scottish consumers will be inspired to choose Scotch Beef PGI as the perfect festive choice in a high-impact Christmas campaign. L...

Campaign aims to get consumers to buy local Scotch meat

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14 December 2018 | Meat,News,Produce,Supermarkets

A televised campaign to encourage consumers to buy farm-assured produce instead of cheaper alternatives influenced 1.4m shoppers. The Red Tractor c...

'Trade up' pledge by shoppers after Red Tractor ad campaign

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13 December 2018 | Meat,News,Produce,Shows and Events

The growing popularity of Halloween could open up new opportunities for the red meat, potatoes and dairy sectors. With Christmas round the corner, ...

Halloween popularity in UK opens 'new opportunities' for farmers

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11 December 2018 | Dairy,News,Produce

Two new industry Codes of Practice on compositional standards for cheeses and creams have been launched. The Codes carry forward standards from a n...

New Codes of Practice to safeguard UK cheese and cream standards

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11 December 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce

The British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) has re-stated its warning about over-expansion after bird numbers surged by a million in jus...

Free range egg industry reiterates over-expansion warning

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10 December 2018 | Animal Health,Government,News,Pigs,Poultry,Produce

A leading academic has issued a renewed warning that a post-Brexit trade deal with the United States could result in the UK being flooded with cheap, ...

'Cheap, lower-welfare food': Renewed warning over post-Brexit deal with US

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5 December 2018 | Finance,Government,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Food prices could increase by as much as 10% if there is a disorderly Brexit, the governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has warned. Mark Ca...

Food prices could rise by 10% due to Brexit, Mark Carney warns

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4 December 2018 | Crops and Cereals,Finance,News,Produce,Products

Using technology such as blockchain could prevent global civil unrest triggered by volatility in commodity markets, according to technology experts. ...

Blockchain could stop civil unrest triggered by commodity volatility, experts say

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4 December 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,News,Poultry,Produce

An East Midlands baker was caught using cage eggs in products labelled as using free range eggs, a court was told. The baker - Sandra Hawkins of Fa...

Baker fined over £1000 for incorrectly labelling eggs

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