MAFF


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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
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MAFF Market Forum (MMF) is a platform for the Nordic and Arab film industries designed to stimulate collaboration, co-production and distribution opportunities.
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 scientists have published the protocols for four fully-validated tests: detection of irradiated herbs and spices using thermoluminescense technology; detection of irradiated bone-containing meat using electron spin resonance spectroscopy; detection of irradiated food containing fat by using 2-alkylcyclobutanone markers; and detection of irradiated poultry meat using the Limulus Amoebocyte Lysate test in conjunction with a gram-negative bacterial count.
We regard our research program in this area as important because of the need to adequately protect both industry and consumers from the consequences of unsafe migration of chemicals from materials into food and drink," explained an MAFF official.