Today's blog we highlight the proposed bill to strengthen animal welfare and take a further look at the harm plastic pollution is doing to the planet.
On the blog today, we discuss young people in the fishing industry and the government’s crackdown on puppy farms.
Today on the blog, the Environment Agency's response to flooding in the North of England, and animal sentience.
Today on the blog, Defra in the Budget, animal sentience and the Environment Agency's response to flooding.
On the blog today we cover Lord Gardiner's visit to the London Vet Show, higher BPS payments for farmers, and the National Audit Office's report into air quality.
On the blog today, we outline the ways we are tackling food waste in the UK and confirm our commitment to cracking down on illegal puppy smuggling and to driving high animal welfare standards.
On the blog today, Environment Secretary Michael Gove announces plans to consult on a new, independent body for the environment, and confirms CCTV to be introduced in all slaughterhouses in England in 2018.
The Environment Secretary and International Trade Secretary addressed questions for MPS and Lords yesterday on chlorinated chicken, and Minister Coffey today helps launch a 'bottleship' to clear plastic litter from the canals and waterways around London's Canary Wharf.
Environment Secretary on farm and food visit Today Environment Secretary Michael Gove is set to visit Shropshire and Birmingham to meet key members of the food and farming industry. This morning, he visited a ‘no-till’ farm in Shropshire to see …
Today: Defra orals, Farming statistics published, Environment Agency win gold in MIND Workplace Wellbeing Index and Tracy Brabin MP and her dog Rocky, win Westminster Dog of the Year.