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

Innovation in the food and beverage industry: R&D, or marketing gimmick?
It has been reported that nearly three quarters of small and medium-sized firms in food manufacturing are likely to be eligible for Research & Development (R&D) tax relief. Read more
New £1m partnership to address knowledge gaps in soil biology
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and the British Beet Research Organisation (BBRO) have announced an ambitious new research partnership to develop practical soil biology management guidance. The five-year partnership looks to improve on-farm understanding of soil health by benchmarking current academic and industry knowledge, developing and validating indicators of soil biology and soil health in research trials and integrating a far-reaching knowledge exchange programme throughout the five-year programme. Read more
The Spice is Right at York Food Festival
Sharmini Thomas, York’s Indian Cookery Guru, will launch her new spice range at York Food Festival on Friday 29th September. Read more
York Food and Drink Conference - 14th September 2017, Principal Hotel, York
The Future of Food and Drink: Opportunities and Challenges in a post Brexit Britain. Hear from industry experts and insiders including the innovators, the start-up entrepreneurs, the PR guru, the exporters, the buyers and more on the future of food and drink. A hugely successful inaugural event in 2016. This year's event is set to be bigger and better than ever, bringing together business leaders from right across the sector in York and beyond. Read more
Don't Be The Next Headline
Don't be the next headline as yet another high profile foodborne outbreak of E. coli could be linked to a food manufacturer. With investigations underway, public bodies are not ruling out a link between recent E.coli cases and potential contamination of imported salad leaves . This comes directly on the back of the high profile product recalls of General Mills flour. Read more
BFR 2017 (International Symposium on Flame Retardants) - 7th-10th May 2017, York
Come and join us for the 8th International Symposium on Flame Retardants: BFR 2017, Hosted by Fera Science Ltd, taking place from Sunday 7th to Wednesday 10th May 2017 in York, UK. Read more
7th edition of the International Conference on Pesticide Behaviour in Soils, Water and Air - 30 August - 1 September 2017, Ron Cooke Hub,  University of York, Heslington, York
The scientific programme will focus on the latest research into the environmental behaviour of pesticides. The programme is looking to take a holistic view of investigations at various scales, blending research into basic processes with study of routes of environmental exposure and the development of practical management strategies to reduce contamination. Read more
Chemicals Industries Regulations 2017 - 6-7 Sep 2017 - STAND 12
Fera is delighted to announce that we will be speaking and exhibiting at Chemical Industry Regulations (CIR), between 5-7th September 2017 at Nice Acropolis Convention Centre, Nice, France. Come and listen to our key speaker Dr Rachel Benstead, Senior Aquatic Ecotoxicologist here at Fera Science and visit us at Stand 12 to find out more about the state of the art E-Flows mesocosm. Read more
York Food & Drink Conference - Principal Hotel York - 14th September 2017
Returning for a second year, the York Food and Drink Conference is to be held at the Principle Hotel in York on Thursday September the 14th. Fera's Paul Brereton will be speaking on identifying emerging risks in food and drink. Read more
Cereals: The Arable Event, 2017 - 14th - 15th June 2017, Boothby Graffoe, Lincolnshire
Fera will be introducing a NEW Integrated Crop Management Service for farmers, growers and agronomists at Cereals; helping you to increase your yields whilst reducing your costs. Read more