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Retailers should commit to sourcing British lamb, farmers urge

Retailers should confirm their commitments to sourcing UK lamb this season, farmers have urged. With next month traditionally regarded as the start...


Beef farmers had 'difficult start to 2015'

Beef farmers have had a difficult start to 2015, driven by a combination of factors some of which are outwith producers’ control, according to Stuart ...


National Beef Week has Yorkshire focus

The fifth national Great British Beef Week centred on St George’s Day on April 23 will have Yorkshire beef production at its heart. Not only is Yor...


Asda apologises over lamb mislabeling

A leading retailer has apologised after selling imported lamb in a Borders store incorrectly labelled as being born, bred and slaughtered in the UK. ...


Restaurants can win customer trust by serving British meat

A policy of sourcing more British meat and promoting the fact on-pack to customers means supermarkets are stealing a lead on restaurants and fast-food...


Farmers encouraged to get their old season lambs away to avoid losing out financially

Farmers are encouraged to get their old season lambs away quickly to avoid losing out financially, says the National Sheep Association (NSA), suggesti...


13 April 2015 | News,Produce,Supermarkets
Michelin starred TV chef Tom Kerridge backs Great British food

British food has ‘a little bit of heart and soul’. This is the view of twice Michelin starred chef Tom Kerridge and he wants the public to share his v...


NFU urging retailers to adopt more home-grown meat this season

Supermarkets in Scotland have been working to extend the season and build the market for Scotch lamb. In NFU Scotland’s latest ScotchWatch – a ‘sec...


Could glyphosate in our food be carcinogenic?

Today while people celebrate World Health Day, which is dedicated to food safety this year, Factor GMO is paying special attention to the recent repor...


Share information to tackle food fraud, crime unit warns

The FSA’s new Food Crime Unit wants the industry to share information, some of which is sensitive, in order to tackle the ongoing problem of food frau...


1 April 2015 | News,Poultry,Supermarkets
Tesco offer feed tracker contracts to egg producers

Noble Foods is launching a new tracker contract that will insure egg producers against volatile movements in feed costs. The new contract is the re...


1 April 2015 | News,Supermarkets
Cargill named UK retailer Morrisons ‘Supplier of the Year’

A retailer such as Morrisons, with just under 600 stores across the country, relies on long term strategic partnerships with its suppliers to ensure a...


31 March 2015 | Cattle,Dairy,News,Supermarkets
Ayrshire Dunlop cheese wins protected status

Cheese lovers across the world now have another slice to add to their cheese board as Traditional Ayrshire Dunlop cheese becomes the latest food to be...


Beef supply chain 'benefiting from burger sales boost'

New figures have revealed a boom in sales for fresh beef and lamb burgers that will benefit the whole supply chain. Latest data from Kantar Worldpa...


30 March 2015 | Cattle,News,Supermarkets
Australian drought provides supply to tight global market

According to the latest Rabobank Beef Quarterly report, herd liquidation in Australia cannot continue at the high rates seen through 2013 and 2014 and...



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