• Food fraud three years on

    PROFESSOR CHRIS Elliott, a long-time food safety specialist who headed up the horsemeat investigation, has spoken to the Guardian this week about the progress made since the horsemeat scandal, and the dangers that remain.            … Read More

  • Monbiot calls to end idealised fairytale view of farming – Red Tractor responds

    THE CRUEL treatment of farm animals is perpetuated by an idealised view of farm life, George Monbiot has said this week. Red Tractor disagrees.                           The environmental campaigner… Read More

  • The political print: DEFRA the poisoned challis

    THE CABINET reshuffle seems to have inflamed a very public spat between he deposed environment secretary, Owen Paterson, and Greenpeace. Claims and counterclaims, regarding burning effigies and death threats, provided the Guardian and Daily Telegraph with plenty of copy. Paterson’s… Read More