Logos on food labelling

A National Farmers Union website, Farming Delivers for Britain, explains some of the logos on food in our shops.

Red Tractor: ‘food assurance scheme… all aspects of the food supply chain, from the animal feed to the abattoir to processing… Union Jack flag [means] 100% British.’

Freedom Food: ‘animal welfare standards… the majority are British.’

LEAF: ‘environmental credentials… most are British.’

Fairtrade: ‘producers (from developing countries) are certified against internationally agreed Fairtrade standards… social, economic and environmental requirements.’

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I wrote a PhD about veterinary parasitology so that's the starting point for this blog. But I'm now branching out into other areas of biology and into popular science writing. I'll write here about science that happens in landscapes, particularly farmland, and about science involving interspecific interactions. Datasets and statistics get my attention. Exactly where this blog will lead? That's a journey that I'm on and I hope you'll come with me.
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