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Food Sure (Safety & Quality Summit) - 22-24 May 2017
Come and join us at the 7th Food Sure Europe 2017 (Safety & Quality Summit) on 22-24 May 2017 - STAND 13 Day 2 - Dr Ed Haynes presents a case study of our new traceback service (OriGen) Read more
SETAC EUROPE, BRUSSELS (7th - 11th May 2017)
SETAC Europe Brussels is a 5-day event featuring a variety of training, networking and learning opportunities. It covers all emerging research, regulatory developments and the latest methodologies in environmental toxicology and chemistry. Read more
Food Fraud 2017 - 3 May 2017
2017 is being heralded as the 'year of transparency' in attempt to satisfy customers who want to know more about the content of their food and its origins. In latter months of 2016 there was an increase in recalls from sunflower seeds to flour to powdered milk. Read more
The International Food & Drink Event - 19 - 22 March 2017, London
Come and join us at IFE 2017 (The International Food & Drink Event) which is the UK's biggest and most important food & drink trade show. Taking place 19 to 22 March 2017 in London, you can find us in the Health & Wellbeing zone of the event at Stand Number N2332. Read more
Innovation in Plant Biosecurity 2017 - 15th-16th March 2017
This major conference will bring together plant health professionals and invasive species experts from across Great Britain & beyond, to discuss novel strategies for improving plant biosecurity and establish a sustainable knowledge exchange. The conference is organised against the backdrop of the Plant Biosecurity Strategy for Great Britain, as released in 2014, and revisions to the EU Plant Health Regime, which are soon to be realised. Read more
Crops and Chemicals Europe 2017 - 8-9 February
Come and join us at Crops & Chemicals Europe, Berlin from 8-9 February where Dave Garthwaite, Pesticide Usage Survey Manager will be presenting technical insights from 50 years of Pesticide Usage Surveys. Read more
Saving Europe’s fruit crops from invasive pests and disease
Globalisation of trade and climate change has facilitated the spread and establishment of non-native species across Europe, posing major challenges to plant health. The EU-funded Dropsa project is working with 26 partners in Europe, Asia, New Zealand and North America to find safe and sustainable ways to protect Europe’s fruit industry from pests and diseases. Read more
£1.6M New investment for region’s agri-food sector
The £1.6m investment from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Programme is to stimulate economic growth in agri-food sector Small to Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in two Yorkshire LEP areas. The project will enable businesses to engage with applied science research, innovation expertise and facilities based around Fera Science Ltd, the National Agri-Food Innovation Campus and Science City York, part of Make It York. Read more
Fera adapt their accredited LC-MS/MS technique to detect for Fipronil in eggs.
With the scandal over residues of the pesticide Fipronil in eggs in Europe growing and any retailers pulling eggs from stores to protect their customers, Fera has responded swiftly by adapting their accredited LCMS technique, typically used for the analysis of fruit, vegetable and cereals to test for Fipronil in eggs Read more
Emerging Analysis of Polar Pesticides and Contaminants in Cereals, Grapes and Baby Food
Our vision is to support our partners to respond to the challenges ahead like population growth, environmental change, food security and safety across the agri-food sector. Through world class innovation and original thinking in science we are constantly challenging if there is a better way to do things. Read more

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