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

    Introducing the new Fapas 2019-20 Proficiency Testing Schemes featuring New Microbiology, Dioxins & Tropane Alkaloids Tests to meet the needs of Industry
    Introducing the new Fapas 2019-20 Proficiency Testing Schemes featuring New Microbiology, Dioxins & Tropane Alkaloids Tests to meet the needs of Industry. Read more
    Nematode pests of soft fruit crops
    There has been an increase in the number of samples of soft fruits submitted to the Fera Plant Clinic, for analysis of plant pests and diseases. Read more
    Asian Hornet sightings

    September 24, 2018

    Asian Hornet sightings
    Most of the reports we receive are of native species and there have been very few confirmed occurrences of Asian hornet in GB to date - for the latest information on the status of Asian hornet in GB see here. However, reporting sightings as you have done is hugely appreciated and important in assisting with surveillance of non-native species. Read more
    Detecting 'added' phosphates in prawns, white fish and chicken
    Detecting 'added' phosphates in prawns, white fish and chicken Read more
    CIR 2018 presentations now available for download
    Receive your copy of Dr Rachel Benstead and Dr Andrew McEwen's CIR 2018 presentations. Read more
    Combatting Crop Storage Damage
    Fera’s Plant Clinic offers a range of specific tests targeting potato storage issues. We offer Rapid Direct Tuber testing which includes testing for Potato virus Y (PVY) as standard. Spraing tests for Potato Mop Top and Tobacco Rattle Virus using symptomatic tuber and soil bait testing methods are also available. Read more

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