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Date: 22/03/2018 | Region: UK

Cream of the crop – Country Puddings shortlisted for BBC Food & Farming Awards

Country Puddings, home of heart-warming handmade puddings and creamy custard, has been shortlisted for Best Food Producer in the BBC Radio 4 Food & Farming Awards.Full Story....

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Date: 22/02/2018 | Region: UK

Government announces £90m for agri-tech revolution to ‘boost’ knowledge exchange

Speaking at NFU conference, Greg Clark said the Government needed to put an increased emphasis on the development half of research and development.Full Story...

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Date: 24/01/2018 | Region: UK

Farmers urged to prepare for new system of environmentally-friendly subsidies.

Farmers have been urged to prepare for the new system of environmentally-friendly subsidies once the UK leaves the EU by looking at changing business models and land management. Full Story....

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Date: 11/01/2018 | Region: Ireland

Expert warns of microbeads entering the food chain

The CEO of the Marine Institute in Galway says the key risk with microbeads is the potential to get into the food chain, eventually getting into products eaten by humans.Full Story....

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Date: 10/01/2018 | Region: Global

Belfast Summit on Global Food Integrity - May 2018

The Belfast Summit on Global Food Integrity will take place in the famous Waterfront Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, in late May 2018.  This Summit will bring together food-security experts from all over the world, spanning academia, industry, agriculture, NGOs...

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Date: 4/12/2017 | Region: UK

If politicians have any sense they will make animal sentience part of UK law

Britain is known as a nation of animal lovers. It is the birthplace of Watership Down, Peter Rabbit - and Animal Farm. But the meat, cosmetics and other animal dependent industries are also a large part of the British economy. Until now, EU regulations have improved ani...

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