In today’s blog we look at media coverage of the launch of the Science and Innovation pillar of the Government’s UK Seafood Fund.
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Today we look at Lord Goldsmith’s speech in the House of Lords where he announced a Soil Health Action Plan (SHAPE) for England will be published to restore the health of our soils.
There has been widespread media reporting of the post-mortem results of the alpaca Geronimo which has twice tested positive for bovine tuberculosis (TB) using highly accurate tests. Experienced veterinary pathologists from the Government’s Animal and Plant Health Agency completed the …
Today we are looking at media coverage of the launch of our Chewing Gum Task Force to clean up our streets
Today we are looking at media coverage of our intention to launch a consultation on banning a range of single-use plastics
In today’s blog, we look at our new welfare rules for transporting farm animals.
The government has announced the first set of programmes to receive funding from the £500m Blue Planet Fund.
In today’s blog, we look at our new announcement that Gower Salt Marsh Lamb is now registered as a UK GI.
In today’s blog, we look at the Mail on Sunday’s coverage of our Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill and proposed amendments
There is media coverage in the Times and Daily Express today (2 August) on the government’s expansion of the popular Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) programme to cover every farm in England. The programme – which is a partnership between Defra, …
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Defra in the Media is run by the Defra group Press Office and is our review of Defra group stories in the news.
The blog features a review of our leading media stories, rebuttal of inaccurate comment, and updates about our campaigns and stories.
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