Fera regularly share news and insight around a range of subjects across the agri-food chain.

European Union Announced That It Will No Longer Permit Sales Of Chlorpyrifos
The European Union has confirmed it will no longer permit sales of the widely used actives in insecticides chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl; after Jan. 31, 2020. Read more
Bug hunting in the Emerald Isle of the Caribbean
Montserrat is a UK Overseas Territory in the eastern Caribbean. It is nicknamed "The Emerald Isle of the Caribbean" both for its resemblance to coastal Ireland and for the Irish ancestry of many of its inhabitants. Read more
Meet the Fera team - Dr Joana Vicente
Since joining Fera Science as Senior Plant Bacteriologist at the beginning of November, Dr Joana Vicente has been managing and working towards delivering a range of R&D projects on plant pathogenic bacteria and soil biological diversity. Read more
Hear from our PhD students
Achieving your PhD with Fera will provide you with a real insight in scientific research from the industry perspective. The opportunity will provide you with access to some of the best equipment and experienced expertise. Fera is a fantastic working environment to develop your PhD and for starting your research career. Don't just take our word for it, hear what our students have to say. Read more
Fulfil your PhD journey by working in conjunction with Fera Science and Newcastle University
PhD studentships at Fera are a fantastic opportunity if you are ambitious, eager for a challenge and want to push yourself to new heights with a career in industry. They provide the opportunity to gain the skills and the confidence you need to progress within in your career. Read more
Antimicrobial packaging can extend shelf life and prevent food waste - but more analysis is needed
Increasingly, the unprecedented levels of food waste in the developed world, at a time when close to one billion of the world’s population faces starvation, is seen as an international scandal. Read more
UK must be vigilant on food safety after Brexit
A very likely consequence of the UK’s exit from the EU - and a desirable outcome for some - is the opportunity for the UK to source food (and related) imports from new countries of origin under a new trade/tariff regime. Read more
Fera Science Receives ISO 14001:2015 Certification
Fera Science Receives ISO 14001:2015 Certification. The innovative translational science company Fera Science demonstrates to customers and partners its commitment to responsible environmental management Read more
National Potato Industry Awards 2019 Winner
We are delighted to announce that Fera Science Ltd are winners of the Innovation Award from the Potato Review's first National Potato Industry Awards held on 20th November 2019. Read more
ICPPR Bee Brood Working Group
The ICPPR Bee Brood Working Group (WG), founded at the 9th Symposium was originally chaired by Roland Becker (BASF) and is currently chaired by Verena Tänzler (Ibacon), Lukas Jeker (Agroscope) and Selwyn Wilkins (Fera). The first task of the WG meeting held in Amsterdam in March 2018, was to identify current WG priorities- given recent regulatory developments and data requirements on higher-tier bee brood studies i.e. semi-field and field testing. Read more

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