GM19-001 Erucic Acid Update: 17 January 2019
G19-003 The draft Environment Bill - aims and purpose explained: 17 January 2019
AIC calls for EAT Lancet report to be taken in moderation: 17 January 2019
Legal limits for the presence of certain fusarium mycotoxins in food grade cereals were set in 2006.
The introduction of the UK Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation in 2008 and the EU Renewable Energy and Fuel Quality Directives in 2009 established levels for the first time on the use of renewable fuels in road fuel.
Erucic acid is a naturally occurring contaminant present in the oilseeds of the Brassicaceae family of plants, which includes oilseed rape and mustard.
Crops are currently seen as either conventionally bred, or genetically modified and therefore requiring significant controls. The resulting harvests from such a crop are segregated accordingly.
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