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Peers in the House of Lords have voted for the amendments

Lords back food standards amendment in Agriculture Bill

By Michelle Perrett

The House of Lords has voted on two amendments to the Agriculture Bill that would mean that imported foods would have to meets domestic standards and the role of the Trade and Agriculture Commission would be strengthened.

Eustice said granting of third party status should be a

BREXIT: EU remains ‘intransigent’ over trade deal

By Michelle Perrett

The EU remains ‘intransigent’ on issues such as fisheries and is using the granting of third country status for animal products as a negotiating tactic, George Eustice, secretary of state for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA)...

It’s never been more important to ensure your business is as fit as possible

The perfect storm is here: are you ready?

By Rod Addy

Food firms facing the perfect storm as the end of Brexit transition period looms, Christmas approaches and the UK tackles continued coronavirus restrictions should register for free for Food Manufacture’s 20 October webinar.

The end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December is likely to disrupt trade, experts claim

Brexit: customs staff, exports and red tape fears

By Rod Addy

Freight and customs representatives fear a lack of customs personnel and significant obstacles surrounding exports and red tape will lead to disruption at the end of the Brexit transition period.

NFU president Minette Batters wants MPs to be able to scrutinise trade deals

NFU wants MPs’ input on trade deals

By Michelle Perrett

The National Farmers Union (NFU) is urging ministers to give Parliament a say on how future trade deals will impact British food and farming.

The food and drinks chiefs will advise Liz Truss

Food and drink industry bosses join trade advisory group

By Michelle Perrett

Food industry bosses including Adam Couch, chief executive of meat processor Cranswick, have been confirmed as members of the new trade advisory group (TAG) advising International Trade Secretary Liz Truss.

MPs listened to concerns about the proposals for immigration

Agriculture and food face immigration labour hit

By Michelle Perrett

The Government’s proposed immigration policy is “simply not fit for the future of agriculture”, Tom Bradshaw, vice president of the National Farmers Union (NFU), has told MPs.

Spencer: 'Hundreds of thousands of tonnes of biowaste comes from coconuts'

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Gluten-free waffle sandwich wins Bronze at Ecotrophelia UK

By Rod Addy & James Ridler

Jared Spencer, representing the Eco-Dive team from the University of Nottingham, which won Bronze at this year’s Ecotrophelia UK competition for CocoWaffle, a gluten-free, Dutch-inspired waffle sandwich concept, describes the group's ethnically diverse...

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