Clean water advice 

The Food Standards Agency has written to members of the fish trade and environmental officers to stress that only drinking or clean water may be used to remove "surface contamination" on fish. 

Browning praised 

Helen Browning's Organics has won the Wiltshire Business of the Year 2008 Award for Outstanding Excellence. Judges said the meat business was "synonymous with the county". 

Ulster meat rally 

Northern Ireland's Red Meat Task Force has called on the government to ensure the sector is economically viable. It wants effective EC regulation initiatives to add value at farm level and further investment for meat processors.