All news articles for February 2018

Brexit has moved food up the agenda, Gove argues ©iStock/CharlieAJA

Brexit puts food ‘at heart of government’, Gove claims

By Katy Askew

UK food and environment minister Michael Gove says that the government is placing food strategy at “the heart” of policy, a move the Brexiteer links to the strengthened autonomy Parliament will have following the UK’s exit from the European Union.

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France confirms 2022 cage ban for shell eggs

By Niamh Michail

France will ban eggs laid by battery cage hens and sold in supermarkets by 2022, the agriculture minister confirmed this week, however the ban will not apply to ingredient eggs used in processed products.

IOI, Kerry increase collaboration with small-scale palm oil plantations ©iStock/eycool

IOI, Kerry support palm oil smallholders

By Katy Askew

Ingredients suppliers IOI Loders Croklaan and Kerry Group have partnered with Wild Asia and the Fortuna Palm Oil Mill in Sabah to implement a three-year small growers support program.

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Brexit report calls for food industry support

By Niamh Michail

The UK government must start investing in measures to support the food and farming sectors in case it fails to secure a free trade agreement with the EU, a parliamentary committee has warned.

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Foodwatch: Lactalis scandal is one too many

By Joseph James Whitworth

The producer, supermarkets, public authorities and laboratories have ‘failed the consumer’ in the Lactalis infant formula contamination scandal, according to foodwatch.

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