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Brexit has moved food up the agenda, Gove argues ©iStock/CharlieAJA

Brexit puts food ‘at heart of government’, Gove claims

By Katy Askew

UK food and environment minister Michael Gove says that the government is placing food strategy at “the heart” of policy, a move the Brexiteer links to the strengthened autonomy Parliament will have following the UK’s exit from the European Union.

Is exporting live slaughter animals ethical? The practice has been brought into sharp focus recently

Brexit: Scotland opposed to livestock export ban

By Oscar Rousseau

The Scottish Government has warned Westminster it will not ban livestock exports, amid rumours UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove plans to outlaw the controversial practice.

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NHS England move to ban 'sugary drinks' in hospitals

By Will Chu

Plans by the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) to ban sales of sugar-sweetened drinks in hospitals in England have been backed by the British Soft Drink Association (BSDA), who praised the decision to include all sugar-added drinks.

Nestle wants to redistribute food waste from factories ©Picsfive/iStock

Nestlé launches UK food waste partnership

By Katy Askew

Nestlé is developing an “innovative approach” to cutting food waste in the UK in cooperation with Company Shop, a surplus food redistributor.

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