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WTO ROUND

BY KEITH NUTHALL
DIPLOMATS at the World Trade Organisation have embarked upon the second stage of the agriculture round, which was launched last year. Having debated 44 broad negotiating proposals from 125 WTO member countries, national delegates will now examine these in detail, in a bid to prepare the ground for hard bargaining on market access, tariffs and quotas, in the year 2002.…

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CANADA - UNIONISATION

BY MONICA DOBIE
CANADIAN farmers are awaiting a Supreme Court of Canada decision, which could allow farm workers in Ontario the right to establish effective unions and engage in collective bargaining.

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union challenged the provincial Progressive Conservative government’s constitutional right to repeal legislation imposed by a previous social democratic government in 1995, which allowed the province’s farm workers to unionise and bargain collectively.…

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WTO ROUND

BY ALAN OSBORN
THE CONFECTIONARY industry has not escaped the onset of globalisation. Indeed, the trade in confectionary and sweet bakery food products has become increasingly international in the past 20 years and there is no sign of this trend reversing.…

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BSE PRECAUTIONS

BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE CANADIAN government is considering making some changes in its cattle feed policies in order to reduce the risk of BSE, following recommendations from a United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation report earlier this month.

The UN named Canada as being at risk because it imports live cattle and parts for feed from countries that have had cases of the disease.…

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EU FOOD SAFETY RESEARCH

BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE EUROPEAN Commission has launched three projects, drawing Euro 43 million from its Sixth Framework Programme for research developing food safety expertise. They are ‘Safe Foods’ on risk analysis in food safety; ‘NuGO’ on creating a network of specialists in genomics, nutrition and health; and ‘Welfare Quality’ on animal welfare in food production.…

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OIE SCRAPIE/BSE

BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE OFFICE International des Épizooties (OIE), the world animal health organisation, has warned that atypical cases of BSE and scrapie have been discovered in France and specialists are conducting follow-up studies. The six unusual BSE cases and three scrapie cases were discovered in seven départements across the country during routine checks by the French Agency for Food Safety.…

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FRAUD SERVICES

Keith Nuthall
FRAUD management departments can yield a gold-mine of valuable commercial data, a conference on IT crime has been told, and if marketing and product development managers are made aware of this fact, they might be prepared to boost crime prevention budgets that are often strapped for cash.…

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IDIOTS GUIDE COMPUTER SECURITY

Keith Nuthall
INTRODUCTION

IMAGINE the scene. You are a managing director of a new delivery service. You have bought computers, stationary, furniture, filing cabinets, vans and telephones. Advertising has been placed and orders are expected. You are ready to go.

Just one problem.…

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