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

    The horse meat scandal five years on – what’s changed
    The horse meat scandal affected countries across Europe, sparked public outrage, resulted in a series of product recalls and exposed significant flaws in Europe’s food supply chain. Regulators and industry took action and there’s now a stricter food testing regime across Europe and many initiatives are underway to ensure this sort of incident doesn’t reoccur. Read more
    Dr Julian Smith joins the Symposium on Agritech, Aquaculture and Food Safety as a keynote speaker on Gulf Science and Innovation Partnerships
    Food security is a topic of global concern and is of specific importance to Gulf countries due to rapid population growth and constraints to local food production caused by a harsh climate and limited water supply. Read more
    Fera and CHAP take the lead in agri-food sustainability and productivity says key MPs
    Three members of the EFRA (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) Select Committee spent a day at National Agri-Food Innovation Campus (NAFIC) near York to see the very latest science and technology being developed to support sustainable intensification of farming to increase the UK’s food security and competitiveness in international agri-food export markets. Read more
    Pyrethroid resistance in willow-carrot aphid
    A sample of willow-carrot aphids collected from Cow Parsley in North Yorkshire by Larissa Collins in May 2014 have been found to be resistant to lambda-cyhalothrin by Steve Foster (Rothamsted Research), while screening aphid samples for an AHDB funded project. Read more
    Fera begins the crusade on bringing UK’s scientific expertise on Food Fraud partnering on EU China Safe project
    Following the Prime Minister’s overseas visit to Beijing last week, China sees Britain as an important ally in its call for more open global markets, even understanding the challenges of operating in China, and both countries are referring to this watershed moment as a “golden era” in relations. Read more
    Fera: Pioneering the way in technology in agri-food science
    Since our early beginnings, Fera have remained at the forefront of utilising developments in technology to the best of our advantage. Such advancement has allowed us to retain our original thinking and presence in the agri-food sector whilst confronting national incidents. Read more
    Guy Thallon bolsters Business Development team at Fera Science
    Guy Thallon joins Fera Science Limited as Strategic Business Development Manager in the Crop Health division. Read more
    The Dropsa team present their latest & closing findings at the International Soft Fruit conference in the Netherlands, 11 January 2018
    he International Soft Fruit Conference 2018 included a wide range of presentations that covered many different aspects of the soft fruit industry. Read more
    Fera Launches New Wine Fapas Proficiency Tests in Partnership with StarEcotronics & Isvea
    Proficiency testing is a key part of food testing services, which helps to ensure the safety and quality of the food chain. The global market for food testing services is projected to grow from $13Bn in 2017 to $19Bn in five years. Read more