British beef exports to China worth millions of pounds move a step closer recently

British beef exports to China, worth millions, move closer

By Michael Stones

New British beef exports to China – potentially worth millions of pounds – moved a step closer recently, after Chinese officials visited Britain to judge levels of animal welfare and disease control measures.

Better berries with optical sorter

Better berries with optical sorter

A Tomra Primus-D optical belt sorter is providing accurate quality monitoring of blueberries at UK soft fruit grower S&A Produce, which has a packing operation at Marden, near Hereford.

Food exporters to the US could face much closer scrutiny after the Food Safety Modernization Act takes effect

US food importers face tougher rules after new act

By Kristin Eads and Linda Crow

The week after Barack Obama won an historic second term as US president, Kristin Eads and Linda Crow, legal specialists with international law firm Faegre Baker Daniels, explain how new legislation could mean tougher scrutiny for US food importers.

Import law costs

Import law costs

EU rules introduced on January 25 could pile more expense on to processors importing food from certain countries, food science body Campden BRI has...


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