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BCPC Congress concludes that over-precaution in regulation is threatening innovation

BCPC Congress concludes that over-precaution in regulation is threatening innovation | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The clear message from the BCPC Congress in Brighton last week, on the theme “EU Regulatory Affairs - Precaution or Innovation?” was that the way the Precautionary Principle is being used in implementing the current Plant Protection Product regulation (1107/2009) threatens EU innovation in the crop production sector.

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The article cites Professor Joyce Tait, Director of the ESRC Innogen Institute at Edinburgh University

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Master challenge: the UK food system

Master challenge: the UK food system | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

"Details of the successful grants under the Understanding the Challenges of the Food System call can be found on page 43 of the magazine"

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These grants have been awarded under the Understanding the Challenges of the Food System call awarded by the ESRC and the Food Standards Agency (FSA), under the Global Food Security programme


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