A liver disease, which is linked to consumption of pigmeat and could be infecting more than 60,000 Britons each year, poses a low risk to consumers, and is mostly associated with products from mainland Europe, according to a major industry body.
A paper on agriculture and water management in the EU, which will be presented to Agriculture Ministers on Tuesday has attracted criticism from campaigners who warn it fails to tackle the main sources of pollution and over-abstraction.
The Soil Association has called for more government support for organic farming as demand for organic products continues to increase, whilst the farmed area continues to decline in Britain.
Near perfect conditions for Orange Wheat Blossom Midge after recent rains as ears emerge and temperatures set to rise.
Research shows the impact of invasive plants can linger long after eradication