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Pig paternity tests are being used to fight meat mislabelling in Ireland. After three years of work the Irish Farmers Association has set up a pig DNA database which will be used to spot check pork and bacon.
Grouse moor keepers warn bracken could spread unchecked across the countryside once a ban on the weedkiller Asulam is enforced.
And, a report says food prices could go up by 15% as livestock farmers around the world downsize their herds because of high grain prices.
This programme is presented by Charlotte Smith and produced in Birmingham by Sarah Swadling.