Government agencies: ICPR changes; New regulations proposed to strengthen food recalls and manage risks; Report shows opportunities to leverage food and beverage exports with tourism; WTO Notifications.
New Zealand news: Food and fibre fund open for agribusiness; Top primary sector employers shortlisted; New Zealand ratifies CPTPP during trade minister’s trip to Ottawa and Washington; NZ first country to ratify PACER Plus trade deal; Trade agreements: good things come in threes; Will increased compliance promote growth?; Primary Sector Council an expensive white elephant?; Farmers urged to consider partial kiwifruit conversion; Apple and stonefruit industry members successfully broker meeting between MPI and US facility; Talking to plants big potential market for Kiwi high-tech company Autogrow; Waikato’s Zealong tea brews another global winner; New Zealand avocados crack Chinese market; New cherry orchard is a vote of faith in sector’; The Apple Press wins New Zealand Food Award; Dry spring leads to water warnings in New Zealand; Study links glyphosate to antibiotic resistance; Judge upholds jury's ruling that Roundup caused dying man's cancer; Potato mop top virus here to stay.
International news:GAIN reports; Regulatory; EU parliament urged to reverse de facto ban on gene-edited crops; BASF licenses CRISPR-Cpf1 genome editing technology; Chile: 2017/18 fruit and vegetables export season – record numbers; Barcoded apple more important than many realise; Not enough fruits, vegetables grown to feed the planet'; Chile: Scientists keep fruit from turning black.