Lab leak 'helps' 

Meat industry insiders say their claims for £10m of compensation for foot and mouth losses have been strengthened by news of a fresh leak of live virus from the government's Pirbright research lab. 

Feed switch 

Organic fish farms certified by the Soil Association have switched away from using synthetic antioxidants in fish feed. The SA said some commonly used ones could be mildly toxic to humans. 

Marine Harvest hit 

Marine Harvest International said lower prices and extra costs associated with fish diseases slashed third-quarter earnings. EBITDA fell to £12.5m, down from £84m in the same period last year.