Applications open for 2023 Nuffield Scholarships
Jan28

Applications open for 2023 Nuffield Scholarships

The Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust (NFST) has launched its annual scholarship programme, aimed at young people between the ages of 22 and 45 from across the UK food and agriculture industries.

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Product nominations deadline for 2022 Food Awards is today
Jan28

Product nominations deadline for 2022 Food Awards is today

Today is the final opportunity for product nominations in the 2022 FMT Food Industry Awards. Manufacturers, processors and retailers from across the UK meat sector can nominate their products now ahead of tonight’s deadline.

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ASA bans Oatly UK ads for ‘misleading’ claims about meat industry
Jan27

ASA bans Oatly UK ads for ‘misleading’ claims about meat industry

The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has found that adverts by alternative milk brand Oatly breached CAP code rules with statements about the meat industry’s environmental impact.

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Farming minister rules out compensation over culled pigs
Jan27

Farming minister rules out compensation over culled pigs

Victoria Prentis MP has confirmed there will be no compensation provided for pigs culled due to on-farm backlogs caused by the labour crisis.

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FSS renews funding for school-level food safety qualifications
Jan27

FSS renews funding for school-level food safety qualifications

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) is to renew its £50,000 annual backing for national secondary school food safety courses.

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New CO2 deal “critical” to avoid shortages, says FDF
Jan26

New CO2 deal “critical” to avoid shortages, says FDF

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has spoken out about future supply shortages as a deal made in October 2021 that secured vital carbon dioxide (CO2) supplies is due to expire on 31st January.

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