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

New courses throw the spotlight on food safety, security and packaging
Organisations and individuals working in the food supply chain will be able to tap into new advances and expertise in food and drink packaging, thanks to a new course developed by the Institute for Agri-Food Research and Innovation (IAFRI), a joint venture between Newcastle University and Fera Science Ltd (Fera). Read more
Europe-Wide Listeria Outbreak Causes Top Grocery Retailers To Remove Frozen Corn, Peas, Beans, Spinach & Sorrel From Shelves
Europe-Wide Listeria Outbreak Causes Top Grocery Retailers to Remove Frozen Corn, Peas, Beans, Spinach & Sorrel From Shelves Read more
Protecting public health in the global food market
Managing the safe supply of food for the world’s fast-growing population is one of the biggest challenges for global society over the next ten years. With the world’s resources under huge stress, the need to ensure that all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life is receiving urgent attention. Read more
Highlights announced for York’s new floral festival Bloom! 5–8 July 2018
Curious visitors will be invited to visit York St John University to learn about botany - the science of plants. Here our leading science experts along will be on hand to share their knowledge - have a go at being a plant pathologist! Read more
Developing sustainable sources of animal feed
Poor nutrition is a persistent problem in low and middle income countries, caused in part by the lack of good quality protein in animal and human diets. Also, rural communities face animal feed shortages, and food crops struggle to grow in poor quality soil. Read more
Expansion of risk forecasting service will provide real-time data for sustainable pest and disease management
Expansion of risk forecasting service will provide real-time data for sustainable pest and disease management Read more
Fera-commissioned research into public awareness of food safety issues drives new targeted Micro proficiency tests to support industry
Fera Science have recently commissioned research into public awareness of food safety issues and to understand some of the real threats to food safety worldwide and created new ISO/IEC 17043/2010 accredited specific target proficiency tests to support industry. Read more
The EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) publishes Fipronil results of follow-up monitoring since contamination scare
EFSA has published its analysis of food data collected following the detection of fipronil residues in eggs last summer. Member States submitted to EFSA the results of more than 8,000 samples of eggs and chicken collected between January and November 2017. Read more
FSA find no evidence of fipronil in eggs in UK as Germany recalls contaminated Dutch eggs in fipronil scare
FSA find no evidence of fipronil in eggs in UK as Germany recalls contaminated Dutch eggs in fipronil scare Read more
Online Shopping Now Available
Our website takes a step into the future: easy online ordering now available with the opportunity to buy food and crop tests ‘anytime, anywhere and on any device’. Read more

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