In today's blog we look at Environment Secretary George Eustice's letter to the EU commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides, regarding the EU’s change in position on the export of live bivalve molluscs (oysters, mussels, clams, cockles and scallops).
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Today we look at media coverage of an Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee report on flooding, which has called for better mental health support for people who suffer flooding and for a clearer plan on flood resilience.
In today's blog we look at media coverage of grey squirrel contraceptive projects and how the Roslin Institute's gene drive research is separate from Defra's support to the United Kingdom Squirrel Accord.
In today's blog we look at coverage of the Marine Management Organisation's formal consultation seeking views on proposals to manage activity in four of England’s offshore Marine Protected Areas (MPAs).
In today’s blog we look at the media coverage and Defra group reaction to the Dasgupta Review.
In today's blog we look at exporting live bivalve molluscs harvested in the UK.
In today's blog we provide further guidance for businesses on which products require Export Health Certificates, how to get one, what to do once its been certified and other support available for the export sector.
In today's blog we look at coverage of our announcement of up to £23m to support fishing businesses.
In today's blog we look at the movement of agri-goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Today we look at media coverage of a Defra consultation to enable the fast-tracking of some supermarket delivery lorries returning to Europe so that they can restock and return, ensuring delays are not introduced into the food supply chain.
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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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