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11 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 04 November 2013

Inspections have found seven UK meat plants breached BSE food safety regulations between March and August this year. The Food Standards Agency says one abattoir sent nearly 2000 bone-in cuts, which contained spinal column, to UK butchers.

Canadian scientists are researching how bumble bees can be used to deliver biological agents to kill pests and diseases.

Tenant farmers tend about a third of Britain's agricultural land, but they say they're being held back from planning and investing for the future by short term tenancy agreements.

Presented by Charlotte Smith. Produced by Sarah Swadling.


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