GM seeds smuggled into Brazil
Polish farmers protest at diseased EU grain
Polish farmers leaders have threatened to mount a campaign of border protests unless the government increases checks for disease on all grain imported from the EU.
Australians protest at live sheep exports
Animal welfare activists protested in Perth as Australia resumed exports of live sheep to Saudi Arabia for the first time in more than a decade
Clue to salmonella
The elimination of two strains of salmonella that caused disease in hens may have opened the door to infection by another strain which badly affects humans.
US pig output downturn offers hope
Pig farmers are being offered new hope of a long-overdue recovery in the world market as the US Department of Agriculture reports signs of a downturn in output.