Government agencies: ICPR Update; WTO Notifications.
New Zealand News: PMAC AGM, Annual report and new strategy; Revised Trans-Pacific Partnership a better deal for New Zealand; Government welcomes WTO ruling against Indonesia; MPI Change or no change?; SFO decides not to file charges against Zespri; Freshmax promotes from within; Memorandum – a way to develop horticulture on Māori land; Fungicide damage on apples; New device helps determine kiwi taste before picking; More science added to 5+ A Day; Horticultural land sold to foreigners; Since 1909, winter in New Zealand has become 30 days shorter.
International news: GAIN reports; EU report confirms high safety standards in crop protection; Organic industry across the globe continues to grow; Huge scam involving organic fruit and vegetables discovered in Sicily; Maersk Line in profit but volume dropped in Q4 after cyberattack; Research shows that persimmons may help reduce risk of heart attack; Researchers develop food wrapping that kills bacteria; Spider venom could be the pesticide of the future; Spider venom could be the pesticide of the future; Circadian clock discovery could help boost water efficiency in food plants; Artificial seeds: even better than the real thing?; Frankenfood or the future of agriculture?