Supply Chain

Professor Tim Lang has called on the Government to reveal its no-deal Brexit plans to the public

Government urged to make Brexit planning public

By James Ridler

The UK Government has been urged to make public its planning assumptions for disruptions to food supply caused by a no-deal Brexit, following a series of leaks revealing the impact a no-deal would have on the country.

A nebulous mesh of sustainable claims has left consumers of products such as coffee struggling to understand what is fair

Single sustainability claim advocated

By Helen Gilbert

A single industry-wide sustainability claim, such as an ISO (International Organization for Standardization), should be developed to help unpack confusion around ethical credentials, new research has suggested.

Morrisons has opened up its beef supply chain to accept calves from dairy suppliers

Morrisons to open up beef supply chain

By Aidan Fortune

Retailer Morrisons has extended its beef supply chain in the UK to allow bull calves from its dairy suppliers to participate in the Arla UK 360 programme.

GLAA officers and Cambridgeshire Police carried out the operation in Peterborough yesterday (11 July)

Alleged slavery victims rescued in dawn raid

By Noli Dinkovski

A man has been arrested after three potential modern slavery victims alleged to have been working in the food processing sector were rescued by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) in Cambridgeshire.

Brexit: progress has stalled on a number of technical areas

Brexit: state of play

Trade body airs persistent Brexit concerns with MPs

By Helen Gilbert

Tim Rycroft, chief operating officer of the Food and Drink Federation, was part of a group offering oral evidence to the Exiting The European Union Select Committee on 12 June. We caught up with him after the hearing to identify the most pressing concerns...

China and Britain has reached an agreement for the trade of beef in a deal worth £230m over five years

China agrees market access for British beef

By Aidan Fortune

British beef has been given the green light for commercial exports to China, following a series of inspections by Chinese delegates, in a deal worth £230m over five years.

The Scottish red meat industry is under significant pressure

Scottish beef industry under threat

By Aidan Fortune

Scottish beef producers are fighting back against livestock and price pressures that are placing the industry’s future in jeopardy.

The UK exported 1.2bn tonnes of dairy produce, worth £1.6bn, to the EU alone in 2018

Plea for Government support for dairy exports

By Rod Addy

The Government must support dairy exports for the sake of the industry’s future success, according to a report issued by the Dairy All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG).

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