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Antibiotic usage in livestock (standards 10.9.7 and 10.9.8)

12 September 2014

With the growing problem of bacterial resistance to antibiotics, antibiotics from the fluoroquinolone and 3rd and 4th generation cephalosporin groups are critically important for use in human and animal medicine. To prevent bacteria from developing ...

Organic cotton can play a vital role in feeding the world

12 September 2014

A new Soil Association briefing published today (12 September 2014) explains how organic cotton helps farmers feed their families and local communities around the world.

Local organic flour triumphs in the Den

10 September 2014

As the real bread movement gains momentum across the UK – according to the Flour Advisory Bureau there’s a staggering 12 million loaves of bread served each day in the UK – there is undoubtedly a place in the market for Scottish organic flour. Our d...

Soil Association comment on the Hospital Food Standards Panel report

29 August 2014

Commenting on the report from the Hospital Food Standards Panel, Joanna Lewis, Soil Association head of policy and member of the DH Hospital Food Standards Panel said:

Market opportunity for beef and lamb producers

27 August 2014

Eversfield Organic are looking for more certified pasture-fed meat to fulfil increasing demand from retailers.

Show off your products this Organic September with organic prizes

27 August 2014

With Organic September looming, it’s the perfect time to show off your wares and appeal to customers old and new. We’re asking Scottish organic producers and businesses if they can spare some products this September for prizes to feature on our stan...

Soil Association Scotland at Eat, Drink, Discover Scotland

27 August 2014

It’s Eat, Drink Discover Scotland ’s first year and we’re delighted to be taking part! This exciting food festival is taking place from the 12th to the 14th of September at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh, where it will play host to a huge co...

A Farm Walk with Bread Matters in the Scottish Borders

25 August 2014

On Wednesday 10th September Andrew Whitley and Veronica Burke are holding a Farm Walk from 16:00 to 19:00 at Bread Matters, Macbiehill Farmhouse, Lamancha, West Linton, Scottish Borders, EH46 7AZ

Progress update – proposed changes to the EU organic regulations

19 August 2014

Since our last update to you , we’ve been representing the interests of UK organic farmers, manufacturers and consumers in the ongoing consultation process regarding potential updates to the EU organic regulation.

Soil Association urges UK public to make a small change to organic this September

18 August 2014

Soil Association launches Organic September 2014 – Small Changes, Big Difference.
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