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20 July 2018 | Meat,News

UK red meat exports start the year with positive figures
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20 July 2018 | Meat,News

Exports of red meat products from the UK got off to a strong start this year – with the total value of beef, lamb and pork rising above the £487 milli...

UK red meat exports start the year with positive figures

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16 July 2018 | Dairy,Meat,News,Produce

Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended Moscow’s embargo on food products from the West, which includes the UK, to the end of 2019. The move ...

Putin announces extension of Moscow's embargo on Western agri-produce

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13 July 2018 | Cattle,Finance,Meat,News

Farmers say it is "unacceptable" that beef prices in Northern Ireland are falling at a time when consumer demand for beef is high. According to the...

Farmers in Northern Ireland paid 'unacceptable' prices for beef

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13 July 2018 | Cattle,Government,Meat,News

Beef and lamb production controls have been inspected by government officials from Japan this week as part of ongoing moves to reopen the market on UK...

Japanese delegation visits UK in move to potentially reopen beef exports

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13 July 2018 | Meat,News,Poultry

The West Midlands poultry plant caught up in a media storm following the release of undercover footage showing food safety breaches has made progress ...

2 Sisters poultry plant makes progress following food safety scandal

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12 July 2018 | Animal Health,Meat,News

Only stunned halal meat will be provided to schools in Lancashire following a vote by the County Council, citing animal welfare issues. The decisio...

Lancashire council votes to stop supplying non-stunned halal meat to schools

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12 July 2018 | Cattle,Finance,Meat,News,Supermarkets

1,600 farmers are set to benefit from a new 12 month contract with Tesco which will guarantee a price above the standard market rate for beef. Tesc...

1,600 beef farmers set to receive better prices due to new Tesco contract

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11 July 2018 | Meat,News,Other Livestock

A new not-for-profit food business is aiming to turn the UK into a nation of year-round game eaters, insisting the meat is low fat and free range. ...

Not-for-profit food business aims to put game on public's plates

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11 July 2018 | Meat,News,Pigs

The government has been told to intervene to make sure meat supplies do not dwindle in the event of another CO2 shortage. The British Meat Processo...

Meat industry tells government to intervene if CO2 shortage strikes again

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10 July 2018 | Meat,News,Sheep

The farming industry and the halal sector are being urged to forge better relationships as the Muslim population, and demand for quality lamb, increas...

Farmers and halal sector urged to move closer as lamb demand increases

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9 July 2018 | Meat,News,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

Brits have been buying millions of sausages, burgers and strawberries thanks to England's World Cup campaign and the heatwave. England’s progress i...

Sales boost for meat and beer thanks to World Cup and heatwave

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5 July 2018 | Government,Meat,News,Sheep

Brexit will provide Welsh agriculture and horticulture with both risks and opportunities so farmers and growers, as well as other parts of the supply ...

Brexit will provide Welsh farmers 'risks and opportunities', new report says

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3 July 2018 | Animal Health,Meat,News,Pigs,Supermarkets

The Co-operative's ‘higher welfare’ pig sourcing model has come into force today to bolster the retailer's animal welfare credentials. Consumers wi...

Co-op's 'higher welfare' pig sourcing model comes into force

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3 July 2018 | Meat,News,Poultry

Larger farms are needed to keep the country supplied with chicken, according to the poultry industry. The UK's poultry industry is becoming one of ...

Larger poultry farms needed to keep UK supplied with chicken

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2 July 2018 | Meat,News

It may take another two to three weeks for carbon dioxide supplies to return to normal levels, triggering a likely shortage of meat for consumers. ...

Another two-three weeks until CO2 supplies back to normal, meat body warns

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29 June 2018 | Meat,News,Pigs

A temporary derogation has been given to a Scottish pig plant due to a lack of CO2 supplies, and will see pigs processed south of the border in Englan...

Temporary derogation given to Scottish pig plant due to CO2 shortage

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27 June 2018 | Government,Meat,News

China has today lifted its ban on exports of British beef in a landmark move for farmers, estimated to be worth £250m in the first five years alone. ...

China lifts ban on UK beef in move worth £250m in first five years

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27 June 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News

A new quality assurance scheme has been launched to set standards of quality and recognition for the Galloway cattle breed. The quality assurance s...

Quality assurance scheme to protect and recognise Galloway cattle breed

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22 June 2018 | Meat,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Aldi has entered into a six-year partnership with fresh meat company Scotbeef to ensure a prominent shelf position for local Scottish beef. The inv...

Scottish Aldi stores to sell more local beef thanks to new partnership

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19 June 2018 | Meat,News

A small laboratory in a quiet North Yorkshire village has been re-awarded a government contract to help battle fraud in the pork supply chain. Agro...

Small North Yorkshire laboratory wins contract to help battle meat fraud

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18 June 2018 | Government,Meat,News,Products

A multi-million pound package of support to help the Welsh food industry prepare for Brexit has been announced today. First Minister Carwyn Jones h...

£2.15m Brexit fund announced to help support Welsh red meat sector

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15 June 2018 | Cattle,Finance,Meat,News

Scottish farmers have written to Aberdeenshire councillors asking them to back planning proposals for a new £20m meat production facility. NFU Scot...

Scottish farmers call on councillors to approve £20m meat production facility

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11 June 2018 | Meat,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Sainsbury's is to stock a range of 'fake meats' next to real meat in a store trial looking to capitalise on the UK's 'flexitarian' and vegan market. ...

Sainsbury's to stock 'fake meats' next to real meat in store trial

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8 June 2018 | Meat,News,Products,Sheep

A team of farmers and scientists are using CT technology to assess and improve meat quality, to ensure that consumers are getting the leanest and tast...

Team uses CT technology to improve meat quality

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5 June 2018 | Finance,Meat,News

A major meat processor in Perth has been awarded £4 million from the Scottish government which will create 80 new jobs and improve facilities. The ...

Major meat processor in Perth awarded £4m to improve facilities

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