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20 November 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News

Five new Estimated Breeding Values developed
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20 November 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News

Five new livestock traits that farmers are directly paid for have been developed to help improve profits by producing more beef animals that meet targ...

Five new Estimated Breeding Values developed

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19 November 2018 | Meat,News,Produce

Farmers are urging the British public to keep their Christmas shopping local to show support for rural and farming businesses. The festive season i...

Farmers urge public to buy local this Christmas

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19 November 2018 | Meat,News

This summer's sizzling heatwave coupled with England's performance at the World Cup boosted red meat sales amid declining consumption. Burgers and ...

Heatwave boosts meat sales amid declining consumption

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16 November 2018 | Meat,News,Sheep

The sheep industry is a step closer to a standardised carcase clarification system, after more than a decade of farmers urging Government to make the ...

Sheep industry step closer to mandatory sheep carcase classification

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12 November 2018 | Meat,News,Products,Supermarkets

A new app can help farmers finish cattle to retailers’ specifications with greater precision, avoiding lower prices for the farmer and waste in the va...

New app helps farmers finish cattle to retailers’ specifications

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7 November 2018 | Meat,News

A “meat tax” could prevent almost 6,000 deaths per year in the UK and save the economy more than £700 million, according to researchers. The study ...

'Meat tax' may prevent 6,000 deaths per year in UK, study suggests

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31 October 2018 | Finance,Meat,News

A major meat retailer with more than 50 stores across England has gone into administration putting 600 jobs at risk. Yorkshire-based company Crawsh...

Major meat retailer Crawshaws to appoint administrators

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29 October 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News,Pigs,Sheep

The extreme weather of 2018 has made its mark on pork, beef and lamb production, according to a new report. For pork, in 2019 production is expecte...

Extreme weather of 2018 makes its mark on red meat production

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29 October 2018 | Cattle,Meat,News

Beef farmers have "great opportunities" for the future if they concentrate on integration and focus on customer demand, a beef production event heard....

Future of UK beef industry lies on 'integration' and 'consumer demand'

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23 October 2018 | Meat,News,Produce

There are certain types of food and drink that most of the British public think of as typically British, but is that still the case? Trade data fro...

Where does my dinner come from? Infographics show extent of EU reliance

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23 October 2018 | Meat,News

There are "excessive amounts" of salt in so-called "healthy" processed meat alternatives, such as meat-free burgers and meat-free bacon, a campaign gr...

Meat-free products contain 'excessive amounts' of salt compared to meat

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18 October 2018 | Animal Health,Meat,News

At least 18 councils are supplying non-stunned meat to schools, new research has revealed, despite pressure from veterinary organisations to ban the p...

'One in 10' councils supply non-stunned meat to schools

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16 October 2018 | Government,Meat,News,Produce,Renewables and Environment

Politicians have "succumbed to pressure" from meat producers in a bid to "restrict" market growth of meat-free alternatives, a new report suggests. ...

Report blames politicians for 'succumbing to pressure' from meat producers

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15 October 2018 | Meat,News

Several opportunities exist where the red meat processing sector in Wales can reduce waste and increase efficiency, a new report has highlighted. T...

Red meat sector looks to cut waste and boost profitability

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11 October 2018 | Government,Meat,News,Sheep

Sheep travelling to the continent could be killed en masse if the UK leaves the EU in the event of a 'no deal' Brexit scenario, it has been reported. ...

'No deal' Brexit could lead to mass slaughter of mid-transit sheep

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9 October 2018 | Cattle,Finance,Meat,News,Sheep

A new multi-million pound project open to 2,000 Welsh beef and sheep farmers is hoping to drive farm data performance in Wales. The Welsh Governmen...

2,000 Welsh farmers needed for new benchmarking project

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7 October 2018 | Government,Meat,News,Produce,Sheep

The long-term cold storage and guaranteed public procurement of lamb will be essential in ‘no deal’ Brexit, according to sheep farmers. In response...

Public procurement of lamb 'will be essential' in no deal Brexit

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5 October 2018 | Cattle,Education,Meat,News

The Aberdeen Angus Society has launched a new business and leadership course to provide training to sustain the future of the UK’s beef industry. T...

Leadership course to provide training to young beef farmers

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4 October 2018 | Meat,News

The British public should not be put off eating red meat, a panel of experts has stated, following the latest headlines linking eating products like b...

Public should not be put off red meat following 'alarmist' cancer headlines

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25 September 2018 | Education,Meat,News,Rural Life

A rural Highland school has defied death threats from vegan and animal rights campaigners by continuing to post footage online of classroom butchery l...

Rural school defies death threats and continues butchery lessons

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20 September 2018 | Government,Meat,News

Top European Union politicians must ensure there is no Mercosur deal on beef while Brexit remains unresolved, the Ulster Farmers' Union has said. T...

EU urged to drop Mercosur deal while Brexit talks continue

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12 September 2018 | Government,Meat,News,Produce

Beef from cattle given growth-boosting hormones could enter the UK food supply if standards are sacrificed as part of a post-Brexit trade deal, a new ...

Hormone-treated beef entering UK could lead to public boycott, report warns

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12 September 2018 | Education,Meat,News,Produce

A four week pilot to have Scotch Lamb included in school meals in a bid to back local farmers and promote fresh food has been deemed a success. The...

Scotch Lamb back on school menu following farming union led campaign

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6 September 2018 | Agri Safety and Rural Crime,Animal Health,Meat,News

Tests have found antimicrobial resistance in a proportion of all types of bacteria examined in samples of chicken and pork, a new report has highlight...

Tests find antimicrobial resistance in all types of meat bacteria

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6 September 2018 | Meat,News,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

A food safety watchdog has confirmed that one-fifth of meat samples tested in 2017 contained DNA from animals that weren’t listed on the label. Amo...

One-fifth of meat samples contain wrong animal DNA, tests find

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