Food and farming


  1. Get help and support for your business

    Get business support and advice over the phone and online - setting up and running a business

  2. Food business registration

    You must register with the council to run a food business - fines, penalties

  3. Make or update a rural payments claim

    Update your details with the Rural Payments Agency to keep claiming payments for your farm land

  4. Use Cattle Tracing System (CTS) Online

    Register with BCMS's online service to register cattle births and report cattle deaths and cattle movements online

  5. Food labelling and packaging

    Food and drink labelling and packaging regulations - what you must show, warnings, health and organic labels and packaging standards

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Personal food, plant and animal product imports
  2. Countryside Productivity Scheme
  3. Register land you use to keep livestock
  4. Food labelling: giving food information to consumers
  5. BPS 2018
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News and communications

  1. Ashford dairy farmer prosecuted for polluting stream with slurry
  2. Cutting food waste: game-changing fund opens
  3. Japan opens market to British lamb and beef
  4. Oxford Farming Conference 2019 address by the Environment Secretary
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Research and statistics

  1. Commodity prices
  2. Wholesale fruit and vegetable prices, weekly average
  3. Exotic species and domestic cats: TSE surveillance statistics
  4. Active disease surveillance: TSE statistics
  5. Goats: TSE surveillance statistics
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. UKSF: UK approach to animal health surveillance
  2. Bovine TB: summary of badger control monitoring during 2018
  3. Bovine TB: biosecurity progress report 2018
  4. UK Surveillance Forum (UKSF) terms of reference
  5. Badger Edge Vaccination Scheme 2 (BEVS 2)
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. APHA quality policy statement
  2. Bovine TB: compensation value tables
  3. APHA regulatory and compliance policy
  4. Fish Health Inspectorate: Reports 2017
  5. AHWBE: register of interests
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