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Food & Agriculture
03 Oct 1952: Tea rationing to end

04 Jul 1954: Housewives celebrate end of rationing

01 Dec 1965: Sweeping changes to British farming

18 Nov 1967: Moves to curb spread of foot-and-mouth

21 Nov 1967: Foot-and-mouth slaughter rate soars

21 Jun 1968: Egg board 'should be scrapped'

20 May 1973: Royal Navy moves to protect trawlers

07 Jan 1976: Iceland and Britain clash at sea

19 Jul 1976: Fight for fishing rights in Europe

25 May 1979: Price of milk shoots up

23 Mar 1981: New measures to contain farm disease

06 Jan 1983: Danes raid British fishing grounds

03 Dec 1988: Egg industry fury over salmonella claim

30 May 1990: France bans British beef imports

07 Jun 1990: Three countries lift beef export ban

29 Sep 1997: Scientists confirm brain diseases link

22 Dec 1997: BSE inquiry to be 'far-reaching'

11 Jun 1998: UN warns of famine in Sudan

12 Feb 1999: Scientists highlight hazards of GM food

30 Nov 1999: T-bone steaks on sale by Christmas

27 May 2000: GM blunder leaves farmers in uproar

17 Jul 2000: Tesco bows to imperial pressure

26 Oct 2000: Ministers 'misled' public on BSE

19 Feb 2001: Foot-and-mouth scare at UK abbatoir

21 Feb 2001: Ban follows foot-and-mouth outbreak

11 Mar 2001: Big rise in new cases of foot-and-mouth

05 May 2001: Sun shines on foot-and-mouth crisis

07 May 2001: Healthy cattle to die to save Exmoor

14 May 2001: Scientists warn of more CJD cases

19 Oct 2001: Inquiries into BSE brain blunder

16 Dec 2001: Thousands rally for Scots countryside

14 Jan 2002: UK declared free of foot-and-mouth
 
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