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Strong views on UK pesticide regulation post-Brexit expressed at BCPC Congress

09 November 2016

The Chemicals Regulation Directorate of the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) held its now-traditional interactive Workshop at the BCPC Congress (EU Regulatory Affairs) on the 4 October 2016.

‘Last thing we need is cheaper food’, says Lord Don Curry

10 October 2016

Speaking at the British Crop Production Council congress, Lord Don Curry said: “The agri-food industry is the largest by a mile. It employs lots of people and influences the balance of trade. I support free trade but not unregulated.

A unique opportunity to interact with the UK Regulator on Brexit

21 September 2016

For the third year running, delegates to the BCPC Congress at Brighton, UK, on 4 – 5 October, have the chance to join an interactive workshop run by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD) of the UK. This workshop has proved more popular each year – and this year’s event will […]

BCPC Congress 2016 – CRD interactive workshop announced

14 September 2016

The BCPC Congress provides an excellent forum for anyone working in the crop protection and regulatory community and this year is no exception. Delegates to the event, which takes place in Brighton, UK on 4 – 5 October, have the chance to join an interactive workshop run by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Chemicals Regulation Directorate (CRD).

BCPC Congress to examine the impact of Brexit on the Regulatory Landscape

12 July 2016

The outcome of the UK referendum on EU membership will have a huge impact on the regulatory, scientific and food production communities. How the agricultural and regulatory environment might change, particularly in the UK, will be addressed at the BCPC Congress which takes place in Brighton, UK on 4 – 5 October.

Lord Curry to open BCPC Congress 2016

04 May 2016

Lord Curry of Kirkharle will give the opening address at this year’s BCPC Congress, entitled, “The competitiveness of British agriculture” – asking, “is regulation a hindrance or a help?” Lord Curry is chair of the UK Government’s Better Regulation Executive, the EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee, and is Trustee of Rothamsted research. He chaired the […]

BCPC Congress 2016: Adapting to change – Early Bird Rate Now Running

22 February 2016

The delegate early bird rate for this year’s BCPC Congress, which takes place at the Hilton Metropole, Brighton, UK on 4-5 October 2016, is now running until 1 April. Organised by BCPC (the British Crop Production Council), in association with TSGE Forum, this year’s Congress theme will be “Changes in European Agriculture – How the […]

A positive outlook for pesticide regulation in Europe?

09 December 2015

Coverage of the 2015 BCPC Congress as featured in International Pest Control magazine – This year’s BCPC Congress focused on EU regulations governing crop protection products. In his keynote address, Professor Tim Benton (UK Champion for Global Food Security and Professor of Population Ecology, Leeds University) referred to the Global Food Security Programme.

BCPC Congress 2015 – gets interactive with CRD

15 July 2015

This year’s BCPC Congress, organised by BCPC (the British Crop Production Council), in association with TSGE Forum, will be taking place at the Hilton Metropole, Brighton, UK on 6-7 October 2015. During Day One, Dave Bench, Director of Chemicals Regulation at the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will address working with the Regulation 1107/2009. After the sessions there will be an […]

Taking a positive outlook in pesticides regulation

07 April 2015

Following two very successful years, the BCPC Congress will again be taking place at the Hilton Metropole, Brighton, UK on 6-7 October 2015. Organised by BCPC (the British Crop Production Council), in association with TSGE Forum, the Congress will appeal to all stakeholders in the European regulatory community and crop protection industry. “Already we have […]