Breeding high performance bugs for animal feed

Start-up Beta Bugs is creating high performance breeds of black soldier fly for the insect feed sector, and are tailoring traits like growth rate, protein, fat content and even temperature tolerance to match client needs. Stuart McDill reports.

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JAILED: Man who claimed to be disabled and demanded £250k compensation because he could not work is caught secretly doing shifts at chip shop | Bucks Free Press

A “liar” who demanded £250,000 compensation – claiming he was so disabled he could not work – has been jailed for 16 months after he was caught secretly doing shifts at a High Wycombe chip shop.

Amar Masud, 44, from Adelaide Road, slipped a disc while lifting a heavy table in the furniture factory where he worked in 2013 and went on to sue his employers for £250,000.

Council found to have breached health and safety law ‘deeply regrets’ wall fall | Echo

COUNCIL bosses say they “deeply regret” an incident which saw a dangerous wall collapse upon a six-year-old girl.

The girl was left brain-damaged as a result of the incident.

Today, Basildon Council was fined £133,000 for breaching health and safety regulations which led to the fall.

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