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Environment, Food and Agriculture News

Brexit and environment challenges discussed at Environment Ministers’ meeting

The Island’s Environment Minister has welcomed the opportunity to engage with opposite numbers from the UK’s Overseas Territories and Crown...
Friday, 5 May 2017

Distinctive label will help Manx produce stand out from the crowd

Manx produce will stand out from the crowd thanks to a new food label launched today. The provenance label, featuring the outline of the Island and the Three...
Thursday, 4 May 2017

Guide to Isle of Man food and drink shows growth in sector

The most comprehensive guide yet to Isle of Man food and drink is published today (Wednesday) – demonstrating the growth in the sector. ‘Food Matters: Your...
Thursday, 4 May 2017

Pop up shop boost local producers and sends Manx message to world

Cruise passengers will take away more than fond memories of their visit to the Isle of Man this summer. From this weekend, a pop-up shop situated near the...
Monday, 24 April 2017

Scallop advisory board will help ensure sustainability

A board is being established to advise the Isle of Man Government over sustainable management of its king and queen scallop fisheries. The species are worth...
Monday, 24 April 2017

Regulations mean improved living conditions in shared housing

Tighter regulations will mean better living conditions for those in shared housing. The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA) has worked with...
Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Follow regulations or risk lives warning over wood-burning stoves

Installing wood-burning and other multi-fuel stoves without the correct permissions and checks can endanger lives.  That is the reminder from the Planning and...
Monday, 10 April 2017

Island wins award for fish conservation

The Isle of Man Government has won an award for its efforts to assist the conservation of threatened sea bass.  The Bass Angler’s Sportsfishing Society (BASS)...
Monday, 3 April 2017

Ladies in Pigs feature at 2017 Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival

The celebrity guests at the 2017 Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival will promote the quality, versatility and value of Manx meat and the importance of...
Monday, 3 April 2017

Department consults over proposals to protect whelk stocks

The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA) is continuing its efforts to ensure the sustainability of its economically important fisheries by...
Monday, 3 April 2017
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