01/09/2022: Welfare labelling, Lateral flow TB test, Wildflower meadows

The Government is promising to move forward with plans to introduce mandatory welfare standards labelling. The Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs says the plan which could affect meat and dairy products sold in England, Wales and Northern Ireland would make it easier for shoppers to buy products that are "in line with their values, support UK farmers, and improve animal welfare". As we continue our week looking at the measures being taken to tackle the spread of TB in cattle, our reporter Mariclare Carey-Jones finds out about a new kind of lateral flow test which is claimed to be cheaper, quicker to process and more reliable than the current 'skin-test' which is mostly used by farmers. And we hear from a Devon farmer whose given up growing wheat for wildflowers. Presented by Paul Murphy Produced in Bristol by Natalie Donovan

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