CHINESE EXPORTS: DANGER, REGULATION AND SECURITY

By GERRY BLOOM, STEPS Centre member Over the past few months there have been a number of stories in the international media about dangerous exports from China. On the one hand, this reflects a recognition that China needs to establish regulatory systems to ensure the good performance of its burgeoning market economy. The failures of…

FOOT-AND-MOUTH: TAKE THE BULL BY THE HORNS

By Erik Millstone, STEPS Centre member The new UK foot and mouth crisis highlights the need for the government to drag the veterinary medicines directorate into the 21st century, says Erik Millstone in a comment piece for the Guardian’s Comment is Free website.