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2 Sisters probe: MPs explore CCTV for all meat plants

MPs proposed round-the-clock CCTV surveillance for meat cutting plants, not just abattoirs, at a London hearing following national media coverage of food hygiene slip-ups at 2 Sisters Food Group’s West Bromwich facility.

Linpac at the forefront of tackling waste

Packaging solutions company Linpac has welcomed the news that the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee has launched an inquiry into the economic, environmental and social impact of food waste. 

Farmgate pricing inquiry welcomed by sheep industry

An inquiry conducted by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) committee into the volatility of sheep farmgate prices has been welcomed by the National Sheep Association (NSA).

Can the FSA deliver a Food Crime Unit?

Concern over whether the Food Standards Agency (FSA) can deliver a Food Crime Unit by the end of the year have been heard at a recent Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) committee.

Poultry industry awards winners revealed

The British Poultry Council (BPC) rewarded excellence in the poultry industry at its Annual Awards at the House of Commons on Tuesday (2 December).

EFRA calls for robust approach to food security

Sustainable intensification and focused government leadership are needed to address the needs of UK food security, a parliamentary report has claimed.

NFU highlights need for agri-food investment

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has stressed the importance of protecting agricultural land and enabling farmers to meet production challenges.

DSM debacle

Pressure is mounting on the government to urge the European Commission to lift the moratorium on desinewed meat (DSM), following the publication of results from the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee inquiry on 23 July.

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