Colin Ley is a freelance journalist and agricultural communications professional who writes for IEG Policy on a range of topics, specialising notably in French agriculture and agri-politics.
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Haggis exports worth £60,000 a year from the Edinburgh-based Macsween business will help ensure that tonight's (January 25) Burns Supper celebrations, which are the last of the pre-Brexit era, are enjoyed to the full in Germany and France, despite business concerns over how the ‘chieftain o' the pudding-race’ may be affected by Britain’s departure from the EU.
Biosecurity checks on 152 meat products at entrance points into Australia found six which were contaminated with African Swine Fever (ASF).
Businesses in the biodiesel and ethanol sector appear to be "falling behind" in their exploration of blockchain as a potential tool for unlocking a wider range of funding sources, improved supply chain management and new retail applications.
French pig farm leaders met government officials in Paris last week to clarify the measures which are being put in place to protect producers against the potential spread of African swine fever (ASF) from Belgium into France.
The EU needs to maintain strong policy control over major issues such as climate change, biodiversity, animal health and food safety as well as resist any post-Brexit temptation to devolve too much power back to member states, according to a leading French CAP expert.
French pig farm leaders are due to meet Government officials in Paris later today (September 14) to clarify the measures which are being put in place to protect their producers against the potential spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) from Belgium into France.