Calls for a meat tax in Sweden have resurfaced two years after its government ruled out the Swedish Board of Agriculture's suggestion that such a tax could curb consumption and reduce environmental impact.
African beef producer Zambeef Products has been awarded the 2015 Award for consistency in complying with Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations by the Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA).
Scotland’s government would limit regulatory burdens on food and drink manufacturers, working in close cooperation with the industry, according to Richard Lochhead, cabinet secretary for rural affairs and the environment.
Britain's largest retailer has once again beaten analyst
expectations, hitting a new sales record of £41.8bn. But as it
unveils plans for greener technologies, environmental campaigners
fail to back the strategy.
A government report published this month reveals that UK industry
spends £2.6 billion a year on environmental protection, with food
and drink manufacturing the highest spending sector at £429
million, writes Anthony Fletcher.
The 'fat cat' attitude of the UK's leading supermarket chain Tesco
has been criticised once again by Friends of the Earth, which
claimed that the chain had grown at the expense of both the
environment and the UK farming...