MAFF


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to MAFF: MAAF, MHLW
AcronymDefinition
MAFFMinistry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (Japan)
MAFFMinister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Australia)
MAFFMinistry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (Barbados)
MAFFMinistry of Agriculture, Fisheries & Food (UK, Canada)
MAFFMunich Accelerator for Fission Fragments (physics; Maier-Leibnitz-Laboratory; Munich, Germany)
MAFFMedia Art Festival Friesland (Netherlands)
MAFFMid-Atlantic Fireworks Festival
References in periodicals archive ?
Accenture will research and analyze overall market trends and identify the specific needs of each of the priority products and markets identified in MAFF s export strategy.
We are screening twenty-five GFF supported films at MAFF this year, compared with fifteen films last year, which is a testament to the growing list of locally produced films and the large pool of talented up-and-coming filmmakers in the region," he added.
MAFF officials find foot and mouth disease in cattle at Lindley Hall Farm, Fenny Drayton, a mile-and-a-half from Lower Farm, Weddington, Nuneaton, where the Brindleys have lived for 40 years.
4, 2001 -- The MAFF bans domestic production and distribution as well as import of MBM and announces plans to outlaw the use of MBM as animal feed.
Rod Street, managing director of Uttoxeter and non-executive director of Chepstow, said: "Whatever date we are given by MAFF for the test results to come through has to be treated with a touch of cynicism, as the dates have so far changed three times in the last two weeks.
MAFF also said speed of slaughter had been crucial in the fight against foot and mouth and vets diagnosing animals in the field could not wait for laboratory results.
A spokesman for MAFF in Gloucestershire said they had changed their mind about culling the sheep on Naunton Farm because it was 'not a good disease risk'.
A MAFF spokesman said "Tests carried out on samples from deer found near Penrith and Gryzebeck in Cumbria have proved negative.
MAFF made clear that it did not believe the phthalates came from inks, plastics or adhesives in the packaging.
The MAFF sponsorship will run for an initial three year period and its five major objectives are: to attract high calibre scientists and engineers into the food industry; to improve awareness within higher education of the technological challenges facing the industry and the commercial constraints on innovation; to improve the food industry's knowledge of current academic research and show how this can be used for successful market exploitation; and to improve postgraduate training through direct contact with industry and to ensure that research is focused on market needs.
The book is presented in three parts, with Part I reviewing the initiation and service of the MAFF forerunner, the Board of Agriculture, from 1889 to 1914.