Ben & Jerry’s campaign to ensure produce from clones is detectable in the food chain shows that bundling biotech in with conventional produce remains unacceptable – but lessons from GM do not seem to have been learned.
The US cattle association is calling for further restrictions on
beef from Canada, after regulators there confirmed a testing
program had found the country's eight case of bovine spongiform
More supplies of beef and pork are expected to come on the market
as the EU's as the reform to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)
takes hold and export restrictions on the UK are eased, according
to a forecast report on the...
The process in Britain to introduce mandatory testing for bovine
tuberculosis (TB) is bound to generate more heated debate with the
release yesterday of a report recommending limiting the programme
to older cattle.
The beef industry's ability to accurately breed cattle for specific
traits such as increased meat or milk yield has been significantly
improved with the release of the first draft of the bovine genome
Scottish company IceRobotics is a step closer to bringing its
robotic milking technology to market following a second round of
investment from the National Endowment for Science, Technology
& the Arts (NESTA). The company is...
The University of Maryland is embarking on a tour of the
Netherlands and Denmark to discuss some of the problems that may
face the users of milking machines that are designed to boost milk
production while improving animal welfare.
Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) is one of many industry bodies to have
urged the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to exercise caution over the
cessation of the Over 30 Months Scheme (OTMS). The scheme has
already resulted in the destruction...
A microturbine generator that runs on methane biogas from animal
manure will be evaluated as a source of electricity and heat for a
research dairy farm in a cooperative project of the Agricultural
Research Service (ARS), the US Department...