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The International Food & Drink Event - 19 - 22 March 2017, London

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.

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Innovation in Plant Biosecurity 2017 - 15th-16th March 2017

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.

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Crops and Chemicals Europe 2017 - 8-9 February

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.

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Saving Europe’s fruit crops from invasive pests and disease

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.

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£1.6M New investment for region’s agri-food sector

£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.

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Fera adapt their accredited LC-MS/MS technique to detect for Fipronil in eggs.

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

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Emerging Analysis of Polar Pesticides and Contaminants in Cereals, Grapes and Baby Food

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.

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Scientific Breakthrough Identifies Genuine Mānuka Honey

Scientific Breakthrough Identifies Genuine Mānuka Honey

The Unique Manuka Factor Honey Association (UMFHA), the independent industry body for Mānuka honey, today announced that it has validated a number of unique signature compounds found only in genuine Mānuka honey. These findings are the result of over five years of scientific research with UK-based Fera Science and other international research contributors.

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Allergens on the rise: Fera launches new reference materials to support industry

Allergens on the rise: Fera launches new reference materials to support industry

Fapas, the proficiency testing arm of Fera Science Ltd, has launched a new range of allergen reference materials. The new materials will enable laboratories around the world to comprehensively evaluate and compare their methods and capabilities when testing food samples for allergens.

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Paul Brereton: Turning data into decisions in the agri-food industry.

Paul Brereton: Turning data into decisions in the agri-food industry.

Paul Brereton looks to share his knowledge on turning data into decisions in the agri-food industry.

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