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12 January 2019 | Government,Meat,News,Produce

Japan and India are among the countries the UK red meat sector have been prioritising in terms of achieving market access after the UK leaves the EU, ...

UK red meat sector looks at Japan and India for growth

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10 January 2019 | Animal Health,Cattle,Meat,News,Pigs,Sheep

Legislation is to be brought forward in Scotland this year requiring abattoirs to record on CCTV all areas where live animals are present. This is ...

Scotland to introduce compulsory CCTV in abattoirs

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10 January 2019 | Cattle,Government,Meat,News

Japan will lift its import restriction on UK beef three years earlier than planned following its 1996 BSE ban. The ban was implemented 23 years ago...

Japan to lift UK beef restrictions in move worth £127m to farmers

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10 January 2019 | Meat,News,Produce,Products

Farmers are becoming 'increasingly frustrated' at the attempts of individuals and activist groups using misinformation and inaccuracies to tarnish the...

Farmers 'increasingly frustrated' with 'misinformation' of Veganuary

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10 January 2019 | Finance,Government,Meat,News,Produce

The farming industry has urged MPs to take steps to avoid a no-deal Brexit, which could see 'catastrophic' impacts for the nation’s food and farming s...

MPs told by farming industry to prevent 'catastrophic' no deal Brexit

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9 January 2019 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Cattle,Meat,News,Sheep

New legislation banning the slaughter of animals without prior stunning comes into effect in parts of Belgium, showing that a similar ban is possible ...

Belgium’s non-stun slaughter decision shows that UK ban is 'possible'

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7 January 2019 | Meat,News,Produce

Ninety-five percent of healthcare professionals who attended a major medical conference would recommend red meat as part of a healthy and balanced die...

Overwhelming majority of healthcare professionals recommend red meat

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7 January 2019 | Meat,News,Produce

A Shropshire council leader has criticised 'Veganuary' adverts seen in the county because of its proud agricultural history. The advert campaign, w...

Council leader calls for vegan ads to stop in 'county built on agriculture'

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5 January 2019 | Meat,News,Rural Life

Campaigners are calling for local abattoirs to be recognised as a public good as they are the 'linchpins' of the UK's food systems. There are now o...

Campaigners call for local abattoirs to be recognised as public good

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4 January 2019 | Meat,News,Renewables and Environment

The UK Government must 'seriously consider' introducing a meat tax in order to combat climate change, the Green Party MP Caroline Lucas will say. I...

Government must 'seriously consider' meat tax, Caroline Lucas urges

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4 January 2019 | Cattle,Dairy,Meat,News

Beef farmers have been encouraged to re-evaluate their approach to dairy beef as it provides 'enormous opportunities' to boost production and meet mar...

'Huge potential' for profitable dairy beef market

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4 January 2019 | Dairy,Government,Meat,News,Produce,Products

The US, China and Japan are three key markets British farmers could soon be exporting beef and sheep meat to, a new report says. Insight into how t...

US, China and Japan 'key markets' for UK agri-exports, report says

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4 January 2019 | Meat,News,Produce,Products

Livestock farmers have criticised 'Veganuary' for spreading 'misguided and misleading' messages about food, farming and the environment. Throughout...

Farmer concern over 'Veganuary' and the spread of fake facts

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1 January 2019 | Government,Meat,News,Produce,Products

Two thirds of British people want an import ban on 'illegal' food products like foie gras and chlorinated chicken after the UK leaves the EU, a new su...

Two thirds of Brits want 'illegal' food products banned post-Brexit

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26 December 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Meat,News

Meat worth £20,000 has been stolen from a farm in Cambridgeshire, with the police calling the incident a “mindless act”. Hundreds of Christmas turk...

'Mindless act': Meat worth £20,000 stolen from Cambridgeshire farm

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18 December 2018 | Meat,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Over 2.4 million Scottish consumers will be inspired to choose Scotch Beef PGI as the perfect festive choice in a high-impact Christmas campaign. L...

Campaign aims to get consumers to buy local Scotch meat

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17 December 2018 | Meat,News

The new owner of carcase classification body MLCSL has pledged that consistency, transparency and independence will be safeguarded through the formati...

New MLCSL owner proposes scrutiny of carcase classification

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14 December 2018 | Meat,News,Produce,Supermarkets

A televised campaign to encourage consumers to buy farm-assured produce instead of cheaper alternatives influenced 1.4m shoppers. The Red Tractor c...

'Trade up' pledge by shoppers after Red Tractor ad campaign

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13 December 2018 | Meat,News,Produce,Shows and Events

The growing popularity of Halloween could open up new opportunities for the red meat, potatoes and dairy sectors. With Christmas round the corner, ...

Halloween popularity in UK opens 'new opportunities' for farmers

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10 December 2018 | Animal Health,Meat,News

Small family-run abattoirs are struggling to install CCTV as part of a new Government law demanding compulsory installation. Legislation to make CC...

Small family-run abattoirs struggle to install compulsory CCTV

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7 December 2018 | Meat,News,Poultry,Rural Life,Shows and Events

Farmers are being urged to take to social media today to share messages of why buying local is important during the festive period. To raise the pr...

#BuyMyTurkey: Farmers and public celebrate buying local this Christmas

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6 December 2018 | Meat,News

A new export deal between the UK and India will be worth over £6m over the next five years, it has been announced. Sheep meat from the UK will soon...

New UK-India sheep meat deal worth £6m over next five years

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5 December 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News,Poultry,Renewables and Environment,Sheep

Tenant farmers have called the amount of criticism levied against livestock farmers in the debate around climate change as “unfair”. There is growi...

Climate change: Amount of criticism towards UK livestock farmers 'unfair'

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5 December 2018 | Cattle,Government,Meat,News,Poultry

Allowing chlorine-washed chicken and hormone-treated beef access to the UK market could “negatively affect” the domestic meat industry. More than h...

Lower standard food imports could 'negatively affect' UK meat industry

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4 December 2018 | Cattle,Education,Meat,News,Sheep

A new UK-wide campaign is aiming to encourage and inspire the public to eat more lean red meat as a part of a balanced, healthy diet. The collectiv...

New campaign aims to get younger Brits eating more red meat

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