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Poultry prices declining amid avian flu fears

The global case of avian flu has had a big impact on international markets. The global trade streams and prices are expected to remain under press...


Farmers urge retailers to commit to Welsh lamb

Farmers in Anglesey are calling on retailers to commit to promoting their Welsh lamb during this year's peak season. During the recent Anglesey NFU...


Scotch beef event highlights farmer struggles

A celebration of world-famous Scotch beef has been staged in Perthshire, organised by the Scottish Beef Association. While Scotland’s beef enjoys ...


Call for agents and brokers to improve or leave the food industry

Agents and Brokers within the food supply chain may find themselves under the spotlight with the release of the new BRC7 standard. There is a great...


27 May 2015 | Meat Processing,News,Sheep
A warm welcome for Welsh Lamb in Hong Kong

Welsh Lamb has been used by top chefs from across the world as part of a prestigious culinary competition. It was centre-stage in more than one cat...


Need for animal welfare improvement in slaughterhouses, FSA says

The Food Standards Agency has completed a programme of unannounced inspections of all slaughterhouses in Britain, to ensure that the businesses are me...


Get more UK produce in Tesco stores, Lochhead urges

Food Secretary welcomes Tesco’s £2.1 billion worth of sales of Scottish produce. Scotland’s Food Secretary Richard Lochhead has encouraged Tesco ch...


21 May 2015 | Dairy,Meat Processing,News
European Commission rejects mandatory dairy labelling

The European Commission has rejected proposals to introduce mandatory country-of-origin labelling on dairy products. The first report looked at the...


Meat conference to explore export opportunities

Red meat export growth amid supply chain constraints and trade challenges will be in the spotlight next month at a major industry conference. The A...


British butchers in training for Tri-Nations contest

A group of top British butchers have been sharpening their skills ahead of this year’s Tri-Nations Butchers Challenge. The 2015 challenge will be h...


Veterinary President warns of 'creep of non-stun slaughter' in Scotland

John Blackwell, President of the British Veterinary Association (BVA), warned there are challenges ahead for the Scottish Government and vets in Scotl...


Many factors contributing to depressed lamb market

There are many factors contributing to the depressed lamb price seen in recent weeks, says the National Sheep Association (NSA), meaning a change to a...


Lochhead queries sharp drop in beef prices

Concerns raised by farmers over a considerable drop in the price of cattle are being looked in to by Scottish Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead...


Livestock producers 'bitterly disappointed' at waste disposal plans

Plans by St Merryn Foods to increase charges for processing beef and lamb have left beef livestock producers bitterly disappointed, the NFU said today...


29 April 2015 | Meat Processing,News,NFU,Sheep
Falling price for new season lamb gives cause for concern

Farmers have expressed growing concern for the British lamb market as new season lamb prices have come under pressure in recent weeks. “Late April...



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