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FPC Press Release - Wholesale Division March 2008 - Brian Daykin, Wholesale Division Chairman retires - George Bray, Vice Chairman stands down - Chris Hutchinson new Chairman and Richard Thompson new Vice Chairman
FPC Press Release - Organic food healthier 29 10 07 A report in the Times claims that a 4 year EU wide and EU funded study conducted at Newcastle University has shown that organic food contains more 'beneficial compounds' than non-organic food. FPC comments
FPC Response to SA Green Paper August 2007 Should the Soil Association tacke the environmental impact of air freight in its standards? See link to know the response of the FPC to the Soil Association's Green Paper.
Consultation response to FSA re food sold loose - the FPC fully supports the Food Standards Agency Board in its decision to retain the status quo with regard to labelling provisions for food sold loose...
FPC Press Release - PRC Annual Report 11 09 07 - 99% of fresh produce meets or exceeds residue standards ~ Nigel Jenney said "report is clearly good news for the SFVS...."
Annual Dinner 2008 - Primary Sponsor We are delighted to announce Anglia Business Solutions is the primary sponsor of the FPC Annual Dinner 2008 - see link for details
DEFRA Plant Health - July 2007At a series of well attended regional workshops in June, chaired by Nigel Jenney and organised in conjunction with the RPAI, Defra Plant Health and Business Link, delegates were advised of the key changes and implementation dates for this legislation. See link for details.
CHEP Imported Pallets 22 06 07 Cheps flobal network allows you and your suppliers to streamline your supply chains through the use of standardised platforms. See link for details
Newsletter Defra - Levy Board Restructuring - 19 06 07 - Shadow LBUK board considers initial findings on business case ~ Work on appointment of Horticultural Chair and Sector Compay boards' members continues apace ~ feedback on first EU State Aids notification received from Commission. See link for details
Traditional markets - survive or thrive? FPC challenges authorities to give more support
FPC Press Release - be reasonable about 'seasonable'
PAN scrutinises retailer over pesticides
27 March 2009
How to create a DUCR v10 ALV - 3 Pilot Phases in March/April. If you wish to be involved in the 4th Phase phase 11 May contact FPC
Supply Chain Practices Consultation
24 February 2009
FPC Press Release - Confusion fuels concerns for horticulture 23 February 09
FSA consumer survey - 20 February 09
Automatic Licence Verification System (ALV) pilot seeks input - 13 February 09
SITPRO Ports Review - 06 February 09
FPC Response to FPJ David Shapley column 27 01 09 - subject: EU crop protection restriction - letter to the editor from Nigel Jenney
FPC Press Release - European Parliament Jeopardises Fruit & Veg Supply
PRESS RELEASE - Future of horticulture remains critical
PRESS RELEASE - FPC marks the passing of former president
PRESS RELEASE - Food security still at risk from EU proposals
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