Testing regime wastes a day, says report

The testing regime from perishable airfreight wastes about a day for urgent imports, argues the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in a report published on 22 June. Currently up to 400 tonnes of perishables arrive by at Heathrow every morning, many of which need to be tested in laboratories for quality before they can be processed through customs. However, these samples are currently sent to Cambridge (about 60 miles north of the ... [+]

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