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Farm to Fork trail teaches children about provenance

Starting next month, children in every primary school in the UK will have the opportunity to have a hands-on visits to farms, factories and supermarkets to learn where food comes from and how it is made.
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UK should adopt GM, says Paterson

Environment secretary Owen Paterson has made a strong call for the UK’s adoption of GM foods, claiming it should provide crop technology to poor countries.
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UK Government bee study flawed

The field trials led by Government to dampen the vote of a neonicotinoid ban has been dubbed as flawed by the European Food Safety Authority.
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Olive oil jug ban backtrack

The European Commission has dropped plans that would have seen refillable olive oil bottles banned in restaurants throughout Europe from 2014.
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Neonicotinoid EU ban to go ahead

The European Commission will finalise a two-year ban on bee-harming neonicotinoid pesticides in the coming weeks to begin on December 1st.
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GM-fed chicken now standard

With the majority of supermarkets now dropping their requirement for chickens to be fed non-GM food, the debate for meaningful labeling for consumers is raised again.