Proud night for as York’s Apprentices Graduate and Pick up Awards with their employers
The Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast will lead one of the world’s largest food safety projects across Europe and China. The European Horizon 2020 programme and Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) programme have awarded €10 million towards an EU-China partnership to improve food safety and tackle food fraud.
York Apprenticeship Graduation and Awards Ceremony 2017: A celebration of business talent in the city. Over 100 apprentices will be graduating at the 7th York Apprenticeship Graduation and Awards Ceremony, York Grand Opera House on the 8 November 2017.
Members of the European Parliament have backed a proposal to phase out glyphosate in the EU within the next 5 years. They voted 355 in favour of the ban, 204 against and 111 abstentions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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