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

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
BSI partners with Fera to help improve resilience in the food industry
BSI, the business improvement company, has announced a new global partnership with Fera to improve resilience in the food industry. The relationship will be leveraged to grow access to supply chain intelligence software solutions, launch the new Kitemark™ for Food Assurance and cultivate an innovation-focused food community. Read more
Agribusiness 2020 - New Horizons for the UK Agri-food supply chain
Looking at New Horizons for the UK Agri-food supply chain and the whole of British agriculture will be the focus of this year’s Agribusiness conference which will be held on 13 November at the East of England Showground, Peterborough. Organised by the Agricultural Industries Confederation, Agribusiness 2020 is an annual event dedicated to the needs of the UK’s agrisupply businesses and related stakeholders. Read more
INSPECT - a rapid ethical alternative to chemical safety testing
If you are looking for reliable estimates for a wide range of (eco)toxicological endpoints where experimental data is not available, derived using a range of in silico techniques in a Weight of Evidence approach, all with a rapid turnaround, then look no further than INSPECT. Read more
Fera Specialist Identifies New Thrips Pest For Saint Helena
St Helena is a remote volcanic outpost in the South Atlantic Ocean and a UK Overseas Territory (UKOT)... Read more
Tomato growers must remain vigilant
ToBRFV, a Tobamovirus; is a robust virus which is transmittable by contact and can therefore be spread through mechanical contact such as direct plant to plant contact, tools, clothing and even bumblebees. Read more

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